He also gave meloxicam to take with the omeprazole and should I take them together
Meloxicam is an NSAID and NSAIDS can damage the stomach lining so it is customary to prescribe a proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole to protect the stomach lining. As kaismama mentioned, you dont have to take them at the same time but you shouldnt take the meloxicam unless you have also taken the omeprazole.
- Omeprazole Information for Consumers
- Omeprazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Omeprazole (detailed)
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