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Do Meloxicam and Diclofenac contain aspirin in them?

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Posted on Thu, 10 Mar 2016
Question: Do Meloxicam and Diclofenac have aspirin in them or are people allergic to aspirin able to take them?
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Aspirin allergic people can be allergic to this medicines as well.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Neither of this medicines do not contain Aspirin. However allergy to aspirin is a contraindication for usage of this medicines. Some patients who have rash after aspirin, can also be allergic to Diclofenac and Meloxicam. So you should be careful using this medicines.

Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions.
Regards.
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Do Meloxicam and Diclofenac contain aspirin in them?

Brief Answer: Aspirin allergic people can be allergic to this medicines as well. Detailed Answer: Hello! Thank you for the query. Neither of this medicines do not contain Aspirin. However allergy to aspirin is a contraindication for usage of this medicines. Some patients who have rash after aspirin, can also be allergic to Diclofenac and Meloxicam. So you should be careful using this medicines. Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions. Regards.