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There are many drug interactions with meloxicam to be aware of. Some of the drugs that meloxicam can potentially interact with include ACE inhibitors like lisinopril, captopril, and ramipril; corticosteroids like prednisone, hydrocortisone, and dexamethasone; and diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide, torsemide, and furosemide. Meloxicam drug interactions can increase the risk of developing stomach ulcers or kidney damage (among other things) in some people.

Drug Interactions With Meloxicam: An Introduction

Meloxicam (Mobic®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these drug interactions with meloxicam include:
 
 
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:

 

 
 
 
  • Corticosteroids, including (but not limited to):
     
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
 
 
 
 
 
      • Alteplase (Activase®)
      • Reteplase (Retavase®)
      • Streptokinase (Streptase®)
      • Tenecteplase (TNKase®)
 
 
 
Several herbal and nutritional supplements can also interact with meloxicam and may increase the risk of bleeding. Examples of these include but are not limited to:
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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