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How long can one take aleve daily

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 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.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 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
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
See a rheumatologist: Your primary doctor for rheumatoid arthritis should be a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist can detect arthritis and prescribe the proper treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 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
A 90-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
37 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Only do not exceed recommended dose or frequency.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
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
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
D3: It's OK to take vitamin D3 once a day. It is inexpensive over the counter without prescription and you can choose between 1000 or 2000 units per tabl... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No.: This would be too much especially at your age. Naproxen is in the same class of meds as meloxicam and the dual dosage could hurt your kidneys. Could... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
If you do not have kidney disease, stomach ulcers, gastritis, or bad reflux, & if you eat something prior to taking Aleve, & drink plenty of w... Read More