Turmeric Queries

Can You Take Turmeric / Curcumin with Meloxicam?

Can You Take Turmeric with Meloxicam

Turmeric can be included in the diet when taking meloxicam. It is advisable to maintain a 3-4 hour gap between taking turmeric supplements or a large dose of turmeric spice and meloxicam to avoid any drug interactions. Meloxicam is Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Turmeric is a natural and very effective anti-inflammatory and an antioxidative agent which has been found to be beneficial […]

Can You Take Cymbalta along with Turmeric / Curcumin?


Cymbalta or Duloxetine (generic name) is a drug used to treat depression, anxiety, muscle pain, and neuropathic pain. The natural herb turmeric and its phenolic compound curcumin have also shown benefits in the same regard. Turmeric in the diet is safe to take along with medications. However, care must be taken if one is on turmeric/curcumin supplements. Significant amounts of turmeric or curcumin may not only elevate the therapeutic effects […]

Can You Take Turmeric and Naproxen (NSAID) Together?

Can You Take Turmeric & Naproxen Together_

Turmeric and Naproxen, an anti-inflammatory drug, both efficiently reduce inflammation and pain in arthritis. Naproxen has side effects, and studies have shown curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric to be more efficient and safer than naproxen. Turmeric can also alleviate the adverse effects of Naproxen. These facts prove the potential of turmeric to be used in combination with naproxen for arthritis treatment. It is safe to consume turmeric in the […]