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A 30-year-old female asked:

I've developed a fear of taking prescription pills. i was prescribed meloxicam (mobic) 15mg. should i take it or should i just stick with advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 23 years experience
See below: Advil is the same class of medication as Mobic (meloxicam) and advil used to be prescription only. If you try mobic, (meloxicam) leave off the advil as you cannot take both together.
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