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i take mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg daily but was instructed to take another anti-inflammatory for 2 weeks to help with plantar fasciitis. what would be the best otc?

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Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
DO NOT COMBINE: I do not feel you should use two NSAID's together. If the Mobic (meloxicam) isn't working, discontinue that one before you start a second. NSAID's are not harmless drugs.
Answered on Jun 9, 2016

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