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How long can one take aleve daily
A 63-year-old female asked:
An np diagnosed me with sciatica and told me to take aleve twice a day (i had been taking one daily when the pain first started). is it safe to take aleve every day?
Dr. Silviu Pasniciucanswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Aleve is an NSAID, not safe being taken medium to long term, due to possible side effects, such as gi bleed or fluid retention.
Reviewed Apr 30, 2021
Dr. Bennett Machanicanswered
Neurology 54 years experience
Aleve is a temporary solution at best. If you do have low back pain causing sciatica, physical therapy might be useful. You may benefit from imaging... Read More
Reviewed Apr 30, 2021
Aleve is okay for short term, but you need to address the underlying issue and consulting a doctor would be prudent. If you get stomach upset, you may... Read More
Answered Apr 30, 2021
A 62-year-old female asked:
Is it safer for your body to use a daily baby aspirin for joint pain or to take one aleve (naproxen) 1-2 times a week? worry of bleeding risk or stroke w/ba.
See a rheumatologist: Your primary doctor for rheumatoid arthritis should be a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist can detect arthritis and prescribe the proper treatment.
3.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namakyanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Don't: As long as you feel fine, probably nothing. But you should try not to take the medication long term like that as it puts you at risk of gastric ulcers... Read More
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 90-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Tezzaanswered
38 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) or acetominophen can be a safer drug for older patients to take. If you have liver disease or drink heavily you should check w... Read More
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauberanswered
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Only do not exceed recommended dose or frequency.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Better wait 4 more: hours, the two are NSAIDs and side effects can be an issue if taken too soon. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be used in the interim to control pain/fever... Read More
603 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old male asked:
I took 2 aleve (220 mg) tablets this morning for back pain. i took one more tablet 7.5 hours afterwards. is this ok or should i worry? i feel fine and dont take aleve regularly?
It should not do any lasting damage. Do limit to the dose recommended by your doctor. Aleve can cause stomach upset. Regular aerobic exercise may help... Read More
Answered Jan 08, 2022
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarryanswered
Family Medicine 19 years experience
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
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killiananswered
General Practice 30 years experience
Seeking Attention: Yes. Or you should go see your doctor today. You have already been well advised of our opinions about attempting to harm yourself. We take your thre... Read More
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Number of factors: Your diagnosis, clinical individual situation, level of pain or inflammation, individual risk factors, and the past experience with NSAIDs medications... Read More
2.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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