A 59-year-old male asked:
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can you take meloxicam if you are on daypro (oxaprozin)?

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Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Thjey are in the same group of medications: nonsteroidal antinflammnatory drugs. You should not take 2 drugs in the same class.
Answered on Jan 16, 2016
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: You cannot take both as they are in the same class of medications and both together could put you at risk for a GI bleed or kidney damage.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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