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Is it bad to take mobic (meloxicam) or aleve if you have acid reflux?

Is it bad to take mobic (meloxicam) or aleve if you have acid reflux?

Taking NSAIDs: generallyn it is pretty safe to take NSAIDs if you have reflux. I would take them with food. If you have known ulcer disease, it is wise to limit the NSAIDs or take them with a protective drug that reinforces the liking of the stomach. Avoid drinking a lot when you are being treated for ulcer disease. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


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Meloxicam stronger than aleve (naproxen)?

Meloxicam stronger than aleve (naproxen)?

No: People respond differently to various nsaids. Some will find aleve (naproxen) is more effective and others will find that Meloxicam is better. ...Read more

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Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Depends on patient: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (nsiad). Aleve (naproxen) is also an nsaid. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory medicine. Mobic lasts longer and in most cases needs to be taken once daily. Patients react differently to nsaids. So the efficacy frequently is patient dependent. ...Read more

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I took meloxicam 4 hours ago. Can I take 2 aleve (naproxen) now?

I took meloxicam 4 hours ago. Can I take 2 aleve (naproxen) now?

No bad interaction: There are no reported risks but pain that resists OTC efforts might merit an exam. Call your Dr to ask for advice or appointment. Not knowing what's hurting, I can't say much more. ...Read more

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I take 1 .15 Meloxicam daily can I take 4 Aleve (naproxen) 10 hours later for pain?

I take 1 .15 Meloxicam daily can I take 4 Aleve (naproxen) 10 hours later for pain?

No.: This would be too much especially at your age. Naproxen is in the same class of meds as meloxicam and the dual dosage could hurt your kidneys. Could consider using acetaminophen 650 mg if not otherwise contraindicated. ...Read more

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I take Mobic 15 mg for arthritis. can i take 2 Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) together. ?

I take Mobic 15 mg for arthritis. can i take 2 Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) together. ?

NSAIDs: U should not mix Mobic and Aleve as this may cause troubles with kidneys, blood pressure, stomach etc. On the other hand combination of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Mobic is acceptable and some times advisable. Hope u feel better. ...Read more

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I'm having an endometrial biopsy. Should I take meloxicam or aleve (naproxen)?

Neither w/o advice: Contact the doctor who will do the procedure and ask for directions for before and after. Don't do anything w/o their advice and/or knowledge. This can be very important, so call ASAP for guidance so that the test is most effective, accurate and safe. I hope it goes well! ...Read more

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