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A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to drink wine while taking meloxicam?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
The risk is gastrit: Meloxicam by itself can cause gastritis and ulcers. The combination with alcohol can increase this risk.
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not really: Drinking alcohol while taking meloxicam can increase your chances of getting a bleeding stomach ulcer. So it would be best to avoid alcohol to reduce the chances of this complication.

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