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can I take 3 naproxen for dental pain

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Do not do it Dosing: Both are in the same class of drugs called NSAIDs. You were almost surely underdosed and that is why you are in pain. The dose is based on body weig ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Not Smart: The rule is not to mix painkillers such as aspirin, Advil or Aleve (naproxen). If you're having so much pain, you must see your dentist. The pain won' ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Converse
5 years experience General Practice
Yes. Do not take!: Ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen) are both NSAIDs and taking them together can dramatically increase the risk for bleeding, ulcers, kidney failure, and e ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
No, see a dentist!: Continuing to use Aleve and Tylenol (acetaminophen) as you are doing could cause permanent liver damage. Seeing a dentist is much safer and will solve ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is usually the safest.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Smith
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible, not likely: Taking a pain medication for a specific episode of acute pain, e.g. Following surgery, does not usually result in "addiction" someone who is addicted ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Find another dentist: Not much more you can do. You can find a dentist who will see you on an emergency basis. Three days is an excessive amount of time to make someone wai ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Dentist: You can use dentist to take care of dental pain as even if it will go away for some time, it usually comes back with vengeance, unless it is treated, ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Elliott
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
No problem: Cystex has Aspirin like product and mild antibiotic, which should not interact with tylenol (acetaminophen) #3.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You can: The recommended dosage on allege I believe is one every eight hours. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and alleve don't interfere with each other. Long term us ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Fioricet has tylenol (acetaminophen) in it.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
No.: You cannot take any NSAID if you are allergic to ibuprofen. That includes Aleve and aspirin and BC powder OTC. You may take Tylenol (acetaminophen) (a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: In addition i would stretch and massage the affected area and consider physical therapy.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Advil (ibuprofen) then Excederin: The usual dosing interval for advil (ibuprofen) and excedrin is 6 hours. You should check with your pharmacist about the additive effects of these med ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Should be fine: If the pain persists beyond a few days while on the antibiotics, a re evaluation with your physician would be advised.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Let your doctor know: and see what they say and have it recorded in your chart. Usually it's safe, But your doctor knows your history, other medications, medical conditions ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes with a small risk for sedation from too much narcotic analgesia.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist ASAP: Pain meds, even narcotics, will only do so much in alleviating dental pain. You need to have the cause treated otherwise the pain will soon become unb ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Dental exam: Your OB will give you the best recommendation for pain relief. It is important to see a dentist ASAP to have your teeth examined and treated. An inf ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See Dentist: You need to have the dentist evaluate if the tooth pain is from cavity, root canal problems, abscess, wisdom tooth impaction, and throwing pain meds o ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
19 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: The minimum interval for any Ibuprofen product is every 6 hours and not any more frequently. And the maximum adult dose is 2400-3200mg per 24 hour per ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Alternative meds: All of the above medications you listed are appropriate treatments. If you are still having pain then you may have relief with opioid analgesics such ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Prednisone (steroid): Norco (acetaminophen and oxycodone--a narcotic) and Aleve (naproxen) (NonSteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug) all work it different ways to alleviate in ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
You should be: OK but be cautious... may cause increased sleepiness and/or nausea from the codeine. Do not do this consistently. If the pain continues return to the ... Read More
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