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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Question unclear: Naproxyn, like other similar compounds may produce abdominal pain and upper GI bleeding, and can predispose to cardiovascular events which can be life ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Same med: They are the same thing. Please adher to daily maximum dosage recommendations.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: However, that is the maximum dose of Naproxen you should take in a day.
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Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: This is a large dose, higher than recommended and could cause problems with stomach upset bleeding or kidney damage. If done on a one time basis proba ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: No but you should protect your stomach with food.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Naproxen sodium: Aleve is a consumer brand of generic naproxen sodium while Anaprox is a prescription brand of generic naproxen sodium. Anaprox 275mg of naproxen sodiu ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
NSAID: it may cause gastritis and if you have underlying kidney disease it may also be a problem leading deterioration in kidney function
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cuts inflammation: Alleve will decrease inflammation and allow for improved healing and decreased pain while an injury recovers. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Not really: About the same. There is not really much difference.
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Got to emergency roo: You have taken a potentially severely toxic dose of naproxen. You are at risk of GI bleeding, liver disease and possible kidney damage. You should go ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
34 years experience Family Medicine
30 mg difference: Aleve OTC is naproxen, 220 mg and anaprox is also naproxen, 250 mg.

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