A 56-year-old female asked:
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how long should you wait if switching back to mobic (meloxicam) from celebrex?

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Dr. David Greenfield
40 years experience Rheumatology
No need to wait: You can switch the next day.
Answered on Sep 21, 2018
Dr. Chad Boomershine
18 years experience Rheumatology
No need to wait: Celebrex and mobic, (meloxicam) like all anti-inflammatories, have a short 1/2 life (the time they are active in the body). You do not need to wait before switching. You can switch immediately, just don't take them on the same day.
Answered on Sep 21, 2018
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