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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
16 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Diclofenac: Stronger NSAID than Motrin and aleve (naproxen). Lowest dose of the generic is 25mg and can be taken once, twice, or three times a day. Max dose is 1 ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Reynolds
35 years experience Pain Management
Omega-3s: Nsaids are commonly used, so your regular doctor can presribed any one of the 20 or so available, but talk to him/her about omega-3 supplements. Fish ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Tylenol (acetaminophen) and aleve: Aleve is 220mg twice a day take the tylenol (acetaminophen) between doses dont exeed recommended dose for either.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin R : The same. They r both ibuprofen. Aleve (naproxen) is Naproxen sodium. Nsaids are all about the same, but some seem to work better for one person than ... Read More
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Both are good: Both Aleve (naproxen) and Advil (ibuprofen) are anti-inflammatory medications and either can be used to treat arthritis pain. Aleve only needs to be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies quite a bit, you certainly did the right thing stopping it. If it does not get better with 24-48 hours, or get worse at any point, or if it ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Max dose is: 750mg 2 times a day. Best 2 start low & work up 2 the level U need. Some start @ 750mg & drop down unt.l it no lstrength. helpful, then remem ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Avoid NSAIDs: You should avoid all NSAIDs as they have cardiac and renal adverse effects for you. Acetaminophen is safe and if not enough relief can use pain reliev ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Different suggestion: Misoprostil and diclofenac are the active ingredients in Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol). Diclofenac is the NSAID for arthritis and misoprostil ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What for?: Why are you taking this many pain pills? If the pills you have taken have not provided relief, taking more will only cause toxicity without providing ... Read More

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