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Can I use Voltaren (diclofenac) gel 8 hours after taking my first dose of 15mg meloxicam?

YEs but, only apply a very thin film of the gel topically to the affected area and always take the pill on a full stomach. Please only use these in combination under a doctor's supervision. Read more...

Is Diclofenac, Meloxicam, or Indomethacin, better for chronic osteoarthritis, and back pain?

Efficacy . Which one is best is a matter of which one works better for you. Osteoarthritis is a wear and tear condition, where you may or may not have a component of inflammation. If inflammation is present, any of them may help. Read more...
Back pain. You must ask your doctor what medication you should use for chronic osteoarthritis. Has any doctor suggested you wear a back brace? Please keep me posted. Read more...

Can meloxicam 15mg and diclofenac sod ec 75mg be taken togther for extreme back, knee, hip pain. Also I'm diabetic?

NSAID's. Both studs are in a family carrying symptom relief AND. A risk of toxicity to the gastrointestinal renal and cardiovascular systems;"double dipping" compounds the risk without additional benefit;discuss with your prescribers . Read more...

Is Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) better than Meloxicam for arthritis and back pain?

Not necessarily. Both are non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and one may work better than the other for different individuals. Try to get samples of both from your doctor and try one for a week to 10 days, then the other before getting a prescription if possible. Read more...
Somewhat different. Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that taken long term may require a proton pump inhibitor such as prilosec to prevent G. I. Problems such as ulcer. Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) contains diclofenac, also an N SAID but also misoprostil an older drug to protect the G.I. tract. You should try diclofenac separately without and Mexican to see which is better. Long term u need pump inhibitor separately. Read more...