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Aleve vs naproxen 500

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
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
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
NSAID: it may cause gastritis and if you have underlying kidney disease it may also be a problem leading deterioration in kidney function
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Not really: About the same. There is not really much difference.
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 47 years experience
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
Family Medicine 35 years experience
30 mg difference: Aleve OTC is naproxen, 220 mg and anaprox is also naproxen, 250 mg.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 39 years experience
No: This is considered an overdose of the medication. If you are having that much pain and inflammation, consult your doctor for a proper dosage of medic... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
1/2-2 hrs, but: 1/2 to 2 hours for a given pill, but if taken at 12 hour intervals, full effect perhaps in 84 hours.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Aleve (naproxen): Too much and consumption on regular basis can effect kidneys as well gastric ulcer can develop, resulting in GI bleed.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Yes, you can do that but only take this medication, a NSAID, as needed only and always take it with foods. Do not take this med if you have history of... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Yes: A large overdose can lead to fatal internal bleeding and kidney failure.
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