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can you drink while taking aleve

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Small amounts are ok.
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Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: As long as you are not alcoholic with changes on your blood counts, there is no problem taking alleve and drinking alcohol responsibly. An alcoholic w ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The combination of aleve (naproxen) and alcohol significantly increases the risk of GI side-effects from the aleve (naproxen).
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No interaction: Aleve (naproxen) does not alter the effects of drinking.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe.: Aleve (naproxen) and beer are not a problem. A 40oz beer sounds excessive. Be careful about too much alcohol this can cause numerous health problems ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience Family Medicine
Okay: Don't exceed 1 g per day. Stay hydrated. As long as you have good kidney function, there should be no issue. If you have a more serious injury, the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not a good idea: Taking aleve (naproxen) immediately after alcohol consumption significant increases the risk of GI damage from this med.
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe but your risk: Yes but you are 73 years of age you have a greater risk of intestinal bleeding and the alcohol increases that risk. You woudl be safer to take occ ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
It can be ok: This answer depends on your total health history. The risk is stomach irritation, ulcer, bleeding which Aleve (naproxen) alone can cause. This is made ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: One drink, yes. Binge drinking, no.

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