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Can you take ibuprofen 15 hours after taking meloxicam 15 mg

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can you take ibuprofen 15 hours after taking meloxicam 15 mg for back pain? 74 year old man, 275 pounds. Sprained back moving furniture.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for your question.

Yes you can take Ibuprofen 15 hours after taking 15mg of meloxicam.

This would not cause any problem as circulating levels of meloxicam would have fallen by 15 hours.

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