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can you take 2 aleve

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Clarify: Please resubmit and let us know how many hours are in between. I don't have a way to know if that was 3 am or 3 pm and what time it was when you subm ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
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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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Dr. Harold Fields
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Pain: yes, after 8 hours that should be fine
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A 38-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.
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Dr. Steven Weissberg
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Yes: yes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: Yes you can.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
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Should Be OK: They should be ok together
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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Advil (ibuprofen): Yes you can take both in prescribed or recommended amounts and if no contraindications.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: Yes you can.
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Yes: Yes
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
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No: Thjey are in the same group of medications: nonsteroidal antinflammnatory drugs. You should not take 2 drugs in the same class.
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
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No: Goodys powder contains Aspirin and acetominophen ( tylenol). Aspirin and aleve should not be mixed. You should also not mix ibuprophen containing m ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
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Yes.: Yes but you should use caution with both drugs and make sure that you are taking them under medical supervision. Long term use of Ibuprofen can cause ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Motrin: If its a one time thing its ok, but you increase chances of nausea vomiting heart burn etc.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
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Yes: Yes although chronic use of Ibuprofen can cause significant kidney damage and gastrointestinal bleeding. If you need either of these medications for l ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Absolutely not: There is a very strong possibility if you are allergic to one, you are allergic to both.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
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It depends!: Sometimes both are prescribed together after childbirth, but it depends on the person. Not everyone can take ibuprofen. Also, it depends on why you ar ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: Yes you can.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
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Yes but: Yes, but only if the hydrocodone paired with Acetaminophen and not Ibuprofen or any other nonsteroidal drug.
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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Motrin: Yes there are no significant interactions.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
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Yes: Yes. They are two different classes of medication and should act together to help pain.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yes: No interaction noted btwn NyQuil and Ibuprofen. http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,55-1943
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Dr. James Ferguson
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The two don't compet: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is absorbed from the gut and distributed through the body in a similar fashion to ibuprofen. They can be taken at the same t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
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Yes-with qualifiers: Both citalopram and Ibuprofen can decrease the blood's ability to clot. But if you do not have problems with bleeding, stomach ulcers, or kidney probl ... Read More
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