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(indomethacin)

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Indocin
(indomethacin)

aspirin

Celebrex
(celecoxib)

Zorvolex
(diclofenac)

Lodine
(etodolac)

Mobic
(meloxicam)

Aleve
(naproxen)

Relafen
(nabumetone)

Tylenol Regular Strength
(acetaminophen)

Treats pain and swelling. Indocin (Indomethacin) works well for mild to moderate pain and swelling, but it shouldn't be used long-term since it has some serious side effects.Relieves pain, fever, and inflammation. Protects your heart and thins blood. A low dose of Aspirin (81mg) every day can protect your heart, but it's not the best medicine to take for pain, swelling, or fever.Relieves pain and inflammation. Celebrex (Celecoxib) works well for treating pain and causes less upset stomach than other NSAIDs.Treats arthritis pain and swelling. Zorvolex (Diclofenac) is an okay medication used to treat pain and swelling caused by arthritis. However, because of the risk of heart attack, you should limit the amount you take.Coming soon.Relieves pain and inflammation. Mobic (meloxicam) works well for pain and inflammation and you only take it once a day, but you need a prescription.Relieves pain, fever, and inflammation. Aleve (Naproxen) works well for mild to moderate pain and inflammation, and it lasts longer than other NSAIDs.Coming soon.Relieves pain and fever. Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) reduces fever and relieves pain well, but it doesn't lower inflammation and swelling.
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Have you used Indocin (indomethacin)?
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Reviews for Aspirin
76%
+3% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
41%
-36% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
6%
+17% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
533 reviews
Have you used Aspirin?
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Reviews for Celebrex (celecoxib)
57%
-16% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
38%
-39% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
14%
+9% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
550 reviews
Have you used Celebrex (celecoxib)?
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Have you used Zorvolex (diclofenac)?
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Have you used Lodine (etodolac)?
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Reviews for Mobic (meloxicam)
64%
-9% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
54%
-23% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
13%
+10% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
141 reviews
Have you used Mobic (meloxicam)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it
Reviews for Aleve (naproxen)
78%
+5% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
48%
-29% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
5%
+18% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
978 reviews
Have you used Aleve (naproxen)?
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Have you used Relafen (nabumetone)?
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Reviews for Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen)
77%
+4% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
37%
-40% worse vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
3%
+20% better vs. Indocin (indomethacin)
1002 reviews
Have you used Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen)?
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Side effects
IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
  • Headache 5%
  • Post procedural hemorrhage 5%
  • Itching 3%
  • Diarrhea 1%
  • Rash 2%
More Indocin side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Aspirin side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Aspirin »

We haven’t found good data for Celebrex side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Celebrex »
  • Swelling due to excess fluid 1%
  • Constipation 4%
  • Itching 1%
  • Passing gas 1%
  • Pain in extremity 2%
  • Indigestion 1%
More Diclofenac side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Lodine side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Lodine »
  • Indigestion 10%
  • Ear, nose, or throat infection 8%
  • Nausea 7%
  • Urinary tract infection 7%
  • Pain 5%
  • Abdominal pain 3%
  • Constipation 3%
  • Diarrhea 3%
  • Gas 3%
  • Vomiting 3%
More meloxicam side effects »

The Naproxen FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

More about Naproxen side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Relafen side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Relafen »

We haven’t found good data for Tylenol side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Tylenol »
How it works
IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
Indocin (Indomethacin) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain.Aspirin is a salicylate and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain. It also prevents blood platelets from forming clots, which thins your blood.Celebrex (Celecoxib) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain.Zorvolex (Diclofenac) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It stops your body from making chemicals that cause inflammation and pain.Coming soon.Mobic (meloxicam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves pain and swelling.Aleve (Naproxen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain.Coming soon.Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) reduces fever and relieves pain, but doesn't lower inflammation and swelling.
Type of medication
IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
Prescription only
Over-the-counter
Prescription only
Prescription only
Prescription only
Prescription or OTC
Over-the-counter
Available as
IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Liquid
  • Suppository
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
  • Suspension
  • Pill
  • Delayed release tablet
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release tablet
  • Chewable tablet
  • Dissolving tablet
  • Gelcap
  • Liquid
  • Suppository
Used for
IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
  • Osteoarthritis Pain
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis Pain Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis
Risk factors for serious side effects
IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
  • History of cardiovascular disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Smoking
  • History of stomach bleeding or ulcers
  • Age 65 years or older
  • Women of childbearing age
  • Asthma
  • Rhinitis
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Aspirin Allergy
  • NSAID Allergy
  • Current kidney problems
  • Current liver problems
  • Current kidney problems
  • Medicine that increase potassium
  • Use of salt substitute
  • Blood-thinning medicines
  • Low blood platelet count
Detailed Indocin (indomethacin) risks & warnings »
  • Children 18 years or younger
  • Children recovering from viral infections
  • History of stomach bleeding or ulcers
  • Age 60 years or older
  • Taking Aspirin, NSAIDs, or blood thinners
  • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day
  • Asthma
  • Rhinitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Aspirin allergy
  • NSAID allergy
  • Women of childbearing age
Detailed Aspirin risks & warnings »
  • Long-term use
  • History of heart disease
  • History of heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft/CABG)
  • Age 65 or older
  • History of GI bleed or peptic ulcer disease
  • History of high blood pressure
  • Taking water pills (diuretics)
  • History of heart failure
    • History of asthma
    • Kidney Disease
    • Heart Failure
    • Liver Disease
    • Also taking diuretics
    • Also taking ACE inhibitors
    • Also taking Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
    • Age 65 or older
    • Late pregnancy (more than 30 weeks)
    Detailed Celebrex (celecoxib) risks & warnings »
    • History of heart problems
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol
    • Diabetes
    • Being overweight or obese
    • Smoking
    • History of stomach bleeding or ulcers
    • Age 65 years or older
    • Bleeding disorder
    • Taking other blood-thinning medications
    • Asthma
    • Rhinitis
    • Nasal polyps
    • Aspirin allergy
    • NSAID allergy
    • Kidney problems
    • Heart failure
    • Liver disease
    • Taking diuretics
    • Taking ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)
    • Age 65 or older
    • History of high blood pressure
    • Taking water pills (diuretics)
    Detailed Zorvolex (diclofenac) risks & warnings »
    Coming soon.
    • History of heart problems
    • Taking the medicine for a long period of time
    • History of stomach bleeding
    • Age 60 or older
    • Taking aspirin, other NSAIDs, or blood thinners
    • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day
    • Smoking
    • Taking the medicine for a long time
    • Asthma
    • Nasal polyps
    • Aspirin allergy
    • NSAID allergy
    • Kidney disease
    • Heart failure
    • Liver disease
    • Taking certain high blood pressure medications
    • Age 60 or older
    • Taking the medicine for a long period of time
    • Women who want to or can become pregnant
    • Pregnant women
    Detailed Mobic (meloxicam) risks & warnings »
    • History of heart problems
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol
    • Diabetes
    • Smoking
    • History of stomach bleeding or ulcers
    • Age 60 years or older
    • Taking aspirin, NSAIDs, or blood thinners
    • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day
    • Hemophilia
    • von Willebrand's disease
    • Low blood platelet count
    • Taking anticoagulant medications
    • Asthma
    • Rhinitis
    • Nasal polyps
    • Aspirin allergy
    • NSAID allergy
    • Kidney disease
    • Heart failure
    • Liver disease
    • Taking high blood pressure medications
    • Age 65 years or older
    • Women of childbearing age
    Detailed Aleve (naproxen) risks & warnings »
    Coming soon.
    • Drinking more than 2 alcoholic beverages a day
    • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
    • History of liver disease
    Detailed Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) risks & warnings »
    Pregnancy

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

    Alcohol
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.
    • You should avoid alcohol while on Zorvolex (Diclofenac) since it can increase your risk of stomach issues.
    • Don't drink alcohol while using Zorvolex (Diclofenac).
    No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.
    • Drinking alcohol while taking Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) can damage your liver.
    • Heavy alcohol drinkers shouldn't use Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) since it can cause serious liver damage.
    Food
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    • Take with food or milk to help prevent upset stomach.
    • Take with food to lower the chance of an upset stomach.
    • Take it with a meal or a snack to prevent an upset stomach.
    • Take it with food to avoid getting diarrhea.
    No food related info.
    • It should be taken only once a day, with food or milk to prevent stomach upset.
    • It needs to be taken with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
    • Take it with a meal or a snack to prevent an upset stomach.
    No food related info.No food related info.
    Kidneys and liver
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    • Not a good choice if you have kidney, liver, or stomach problems.
    • Indocin (Indomethacin) is processed by the kidney and liver. If you have kidney or liver problems, talk to your doctor because you may need a different dose. (No dose adjustments are specified on the manufacturer's label.)
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    • Can also affect your kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
    • Can hurt your kidneys, so don't use it if you have a history of kidney problems.
    • Celebrex (Celecoxib), and similar medications in the NSAID family, can cause lower kidney function or cause permanent kidney damage. You're at higher risk for this if you've a history of kidney disease, heart failure, and liver disease. Taking Diuretic, ACE inhibitor, or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) medications also increases your risk. If you are 65 or older you're also at a higher risk for these types of kidney problems.
    • Zorvolex (Diclofenac), and similar medications in the NSAID family, can lower kidney function or cause permanent kidney damage. Taking the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time necessary can lower your risk of kidney problems. It's important to get lab tests to check your kidney function periodically if you use Zorvolex (Diclofenac) for long periods of time.
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    • Mobic (meloxicam) can damage your kidneys if you take it for a very long time. Taking the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time lowers your risk. Talk to your doctor if this worries you, or if you already have kidney damage before you start taking Mobic (meloxicam).
    • It can cause serious kidney and stomach problems (like ulcers and bleeding) the longer you take it.
    • Can hurt your kidneys, so don't use it if you have a history of kidney problems.
    • Aleve (Naproxen) is an NSAID that can lower kidney function or cause damage. Taking the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time lowers your risk. Your doctor should check your kidney function if you take Aleve (Naproxen) for any amount of time.
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    • Doesn't cause kidney damage and is safe to use if you have heart problems or if you're pregnant.
    • To avoid hurting your liver, you need to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you are taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
    Pain
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    • In studies, Indocin (Indomethacin) was more effective than Tylenol for treating osteoarthritis pain.
    • Used in higher doses to relieve pain, swelling, and fever.
    • Relieves pain and inflammation for many types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
    • Good for treating muscle aches and pains, as well as menstrual cramps.
    • Can hurt your kidneys, so don't use it if you have a history of kidney problems.
    • Clinical studies show that Zorvolex (Diclofenac) is better at relieving arthritis pain than acetaminophen (Tylenol).
    • Can be used as needed to treat pain and swelling.
    • Can cause swelling in your legs, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and an upset stomach.
    No pain related info.
    • Works well to relieve pain and inflammation due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
    • Mobic (meloxicam) can cause stomach bleeding which can be dangerous. If you notice blood in your vomit or your stool has bright red blood or looks like black coffee grounds, or if you have pain in your stomach that doesn't go away, talk to your doctor right away.
    • Works well to relieve pain, swelling, and fevers.
    • Starts relieving pain in 30 to 60 minutes.
    • Can hurt your kidneys, so don't use it if you have a history of kidney problems.
    No pain related info.
    • Works well to relieve pain and fevers.
    • To avoid hurting your liver, you need to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you are taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
    Upsides and benefits
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    • Effective option to relieve mild to moderate pain and swelling.
    • Treats inflammation problems, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and acute gout attacks.
    • In studies, Indocin (Indomethacin) was more effective than Tylenol for treating osteoarthritis pain.
    • It works as well as Celebrex for treating an acute gout attacks.
    • Available in capsules, long-acting capsules, suppositories, and as a suspension. All forms, except the suspension, are available as generic medications.
    • When taking low doses (81 mg) every day, Aspirin provides protection for your heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke.
    • Used in higher doses to relieve pain, swelling, and fever.
    • Available over-the-counter in drugstores by itself and in combination with other cold and flu medications.
    • Relieves pain and inflammation for many types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
    • Good for treating muscle aches and pains, as well as menstrual cramps.
    • Causes fewer stomach problems than other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
    • Lasts longer than Ibuprofen.
    • Clinical studies show that Zorvolex (Diclofenac) is better at relieving arthritis pain than acetaminophen (Tylenol).
    • Can be used as needed to treat pain and swelling.
    • Available as a generic.
    Coming soon
    • Taken only once a day, while other NSAIDS need to be taken a few times a day for the same effect.
    • Works well to relieve pain and inflammation due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
    • Causes less stomach upset than other NSAIDs.
    • Relatively cheap compared to other prescription NSAIDS.
    • Works well to relieve pain, swelling, and fevers.
    • Good for menstrual cramps, toothaches, body aches, and mild arthritis pain.
    • Lasts longer than Ibuprofen, so you can take it less often.
    • Aleve (Naproxen) works as well as Aspirin and Indomethacin to treat arthritis pain, and causes fewer stomach problems.
    • Although not without side effects, it's been around for a long time and is generally safe for short-term use.
    Coming soon
    • Works well to relieve pain and fevers.
    • Good for menstrual cramps, toothaches, body aches, and mild arthritis pain.
    • Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) causes less upset stomach, ulcers, bruising, and bleeding than other pain medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen.
    • Doesn't cause kidney damage and is safe to use if you have heart problems or if you're pregnant.
    • Although not without side effects, it's been around for a long time and is generally safe for short-term use.
    Downsides and risks
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    • Indocin (Indomethacin) can cause serious heart and stomach problems. The risk goes up the longer you take it, but problems can happen at any time. Don't take Indocin (Indomethacin) any longer than your doctor recommends.
    • Indocin (Indomethacin) raises your risk of bleeding, especially when taken with other blood-thinning medicines.
    • There are similar medicines that you don't have to take as often and can work just as well.
    • Not a good choice if you have kidney, liver, or stomach problems.
    • Not a preferred medication for treating pain, swelling, or fever due to its high risk of bleeding.
    • NSAIDs (like ibuprofen and naproxen) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) are better for treating pain and fever thank Aspirin.
    • Aspirin raises your risk of bleeding, especially when used with other blood thinner medications like warfarin (Coumadin).
    • Studies show that using higher doses of Aspirin (162 mg or more) every day raises your risk of stomach bleeding and doesn't provide any additional heart protection.
    • The longer you take Celebrex (Celecoxib), the more likely you are to have stomach problems, including inflammation, ulcers, and bleeding. Can also happen if you take Celebrex (Celecoxib) on an empty stomach.
    • Like all NSAIDs, it can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
    • Can also affect your kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
    • You should avoid alcohol while on Zorvolex (Diclofenac) since it can increase your risk of stomach issues.
    • If you're taking it on a regular basis, you'll need to get labs done to make sure your liver and kidneys aren't being affected.
    Coming soon
    • Mobic (meloxicam) does not kick in as fast as other NSAIDS.
    • It's available by prescription only.
    • Mobic (meloxicam) is not as safe as other alternatives for pregnant women and people who are age 60 or older.
    • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
    • It needs to be taken with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
    • Can't be taken by pregnant women.
    • It can cause serious kidney and stomach problems (like ulcers and bleeding) the longer you take it.
    • Like all NSAIDs, it can raise your risk of having blood clots, heart attack, or stroke.
    Coming soon
    • Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) doesn't treat pain as well as other medications like ibuprofen and naproxen.
    • Drinking alcohol while taking Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) can damage your liver.
    • To avoid hurting your liver, you need to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you are taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
    • Heavy alcohol drinkers shouldn't use Tylenol Regular Strength (Acetaminophen) since it can cause serious liver damage.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    IndocinAspirinCelebrexDiclofenacLodinemeloxicamNaproxenRelafenTylenol
    • Takes about 30 minutes to start working and can last about 4 to 6 hours.
    • Can cause stomach ulcers or bleeding. Don't take it with other blood-thinning medicines without talking to your doctor first.
    • Can cause headaches. If the headaches continue even after you take a lower dose, talk to your doctor about stopping Indocin (Indomethacin).
    • The long-acting capsules must be swallowed whole. Don't crush them.
    • Take with food or milk to help prevent upset stomach.
    • Using low doses (81mg) of Aspirin every day can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke, but it isn't good for everyone. Only take Aspirin daily if your doctor recommends it.
    • Higher Aspirin doses can be used to treat occasional pain, swelling, and fever. Using ibuprofen or acetaminophen (Tylenol) instead can lower your risk of serious bleeding.
    • Take with food to lower the chance of an upset stomach.
    • Don't use for kids younger than 18 years old.
    • Stop taking this right away and tell your doctor if you have ringing in your ears, unusual bleeding, or nausea or vomiting that doesn't go away.
    • Starts working in 1 to 3 hours.
    • Take it with a meal or a snack to prevent an upset stomach.
    • Can make you bruise or bleed more easily and it can also cause stomach ulcers.
    • Don't take it with other blood thinners, like aspirin, unless your doctor tells you it's safe.
    • Can hurt your kidneys, so don't use it if you have a history of kidney problems.
    • Take it with food to avoid getting diarrhea.
    • Don't drink alcohol while using Zorvolex (Diclofenac).
    • Don't take other anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) without talking to your doctor or pharmacist.
    • Can cause swelling in your legs, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and an upset stomach.
    • Don't take antacids with magnesium since they can interact with Zorvolex (Diclofenac).
    • Take Zorvolex (Diclofenac) at the smallest dose possible for the shortest amount of time to prevent an increased risk of heart attack.
    Coming soon
    • It should be taken only once a day, with food or milk to prevent stomach upset.
    • Mobic (meloxicam) increases the risk of stomach bleeding so tell your doctor right away if you experience any bleeding.
    • Do not take Mobic (meloxicam) with any blood thinners unless your doctor says so.
    • If you are allergic to aspirin, you may be allergic to Mobic (meloxicam) as well.
    • The capsule, suspension, and tablet forms of the medicine come in different strengths, so be careful when switching from one form to another.
    • Starts relieving pain in 30 to 60 minutes.
    • Take it with a meal or a snack to prevent an upset stomach.
    • Can make you bruise or bleed more easily and it can also cause stomach ulcers.
    • Don't take it with other blood thinners, like aspirin, unless your doctor tells you it's safe.
    • Can hurt your kidneys, so don't use it if you have a history of kidney problems.
    Coming soon
    • Starts working in one hour.
    • Contains acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or APAP. Taking too much can cause liver failure and death. Don't take more than what's recommended on the package or with other Tylenol-containing products.
    • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Adults should never take more than 3,000 milligrams (mg) in a single day.
    • Let your doctor know if your symptoms don't improve in a few days.
    Learn more
    More about IndocinSide effectsReviews & ratingsAlternativesFDA package insert
    Have you used Indocin (indomethacin)?
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    Have you used Celebrex (celecoxib)?
    Worth itNot sureNot worth it
    More about DiclofenacSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
    Have you used Zorvolex (diclofenac)?
    Worth itNot sureNot worth it
    More about LodineSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
    Have you used Lodine (etodolac)?
    Worth itNot sureNot worth it
    More about meloxicamSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
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    Worth itNot sureNot worth it
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