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Is aleve safe to take everyday

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
Pain Management 38 years experience
NSAID: Aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, motrin etc are NSAIDs. Generallly not recommended during pregnancy due to risk of bleeding. Same with aspirin. Tylenol ha... Read More
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Not really: Aleve (naproxen) is contraindicated in the third trimester. It also can cause prolonged bleeding if you would start to bleed. I would get some Tylen... Read More

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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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not really: The combination carries significant GI risk.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Lawson
19 years experience
Yes: You can take aleve for that pain. There are also a number of other options for chronic pain from shingles (postherpetic neuralgia) including topical... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: This combination can be used.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Meclizine is a mild antihistamine, Aleve or naproxen is also a antiinflammatory medication and vitamin D3 is a useful oral vitamin to help maintain bo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
About 12 hours...: Should take approximately 12 hours apart. Aleve is naproxen 220 mg. It is fine to take 2 Aleve at a time as long as you are hydrated and do not have... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: It would be safe to take the medication as you described. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
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
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: One drink, yes. Binge drinking, no.