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can i take painkillers with naproxen

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Overdose: You have taken a significant overdose. However sit tight and take no more. If you have significant GI issues go to the ER.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: Both have their risks. If i take nsaids it because i'm in pain. Think about it.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Forget the naproxen: The danger is in the 'magic mushrooms.' there is nothing magic about them, and the reality is that you have really no way to know what you are gettin ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: they don't interact
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: These medications are both antiinflammatory and should never be used together.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There are no contraindications to taking these medications together.
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Especially on the advice and knowledge of your doctor.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes if it is needed.....in appropriate dosage.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Medicines: Please don't take any more medicines until you have discussed this with your doctor! DO NOT DELAY!!!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Aleve (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory pain medicine and Flexeril is a muscle relaxer and can be taken together.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It is safe to take tramadol and a NSAID at the same time although i would alternate each medication through out the day.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO. They: are both NSAID's and should not be taken together. TTake one or the other,but not both.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes. : Take them as prescribed. Make sure the oxycodone isn't formulated with an nsaid.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: There should be no problems.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Carefully: Advil (ibuprofen) may increase lithium blood levels by reducing the excretion of lithium by the kidneys. This could lead to lithium toxicity. One st ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But not on a regular basis. And as long as you don't have severe liver or kidney disease.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
26 years experience Pain Management
Tylenol, (acetaminophen) narcotics, : Tylenol, (acetaminophen) narcotics, ultram.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
May be of use.: Wouldn't be contraindicated, but not technically the type of medication useful for prevention of NSAID-induced ulcers. That would be Nexium (esomepra ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: No direct interaction, should be ok.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: If you mean Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) then yes you can take these two together
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Cephalexin and Advil (ibuprofen): No significant drug to drug interaction known.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably Not a Prob: If you mean Tussionex, which is Hydrocodone and Chlorpheniramine, there shouldn't be a problem. Tussionex is a combination opiate and antihistamine an ... Read More

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