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can i take two naproxin

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience Pain Management
Depends: It depends upon the strength. The over the counter strength is 220 mg and the maximum dose of this is 2 tabs twice a day.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
No: The maximum effective dose is 550mg. Cutting a 375mg pill in half and taking a 375mg tab would give you a dose of 560mg.
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably ok: Naproxen sodium is dosed at 500mg initially and then can be repeated every 12 hours as needed for pain control. Don't exceed the manufacture label of ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Maximum Dosage: Max dosage: 500 mg PO initially, then 250 mg PO q6-8hr or 500 mg PO q12hr PRN; not to exceed 1250 mg/day naproxen base on day 1; subsequent daily dose ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
With doctor order.: 2 aleve (naproxen) are the equivalent of 440mg of Naproxen sodium. Prescription strength Naproxen is 500mg. So it is possible to use under the presc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is more effective, can be taken 4 times a day. Local heat will help. aleve (naproxen) is taken 10-12hr apart.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: As long as it was ordered by your doctor for you.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Chan
19 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but see dentist: The maximum daily dosage for Naproxen is 1500 mg but if should only be used for a short period. See you dentist to have the tooth treated.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Probably Not: Unfortunately, nsaid's like aleve, (naproxen) Ibuprofen and others all can affect your kidney function, can cause high blood presure and interfere wit ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends: Without a full medical history it is difficult to advise what you should or should not be taking. Whoever is prescribing the percocets should be ab ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Never mix: aspirin and Advil or Aleve (naproxen).
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Naproxen andAlcohol: Please do not drink alcohol while taking Naproxen. Alcohol can increase risk of stomach bleeding caused by Naproxen. See Physician for Diagnosis of pa ... Read More

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