U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Knoxville, TN
A 32-year-old male asked:

I took 15mg of meloxicam at 8:30a. i take as needed, this was the first time in a month i took it. i took 400mg of advil (ibuprofen) 12hrs later. will i be ok?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Never mix!: both medications are NSAIDS and can cause gastrointestinal bleeding if taken together, as well as kidney and/or liver issues. Hopefully, you only did this once and all should be well.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Nov 1, 2022
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.