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Is ibuprofen better for your kidneys than aleve

A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Family Medicine 50 years experience
Depends: It depends on other medical issues you might have. If there are no contraindications to any of the meds, then the main difference is that Tylenol doe... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Dose & frequency: NSAIDS (Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Ketoprofen) can damage the kidneys if they are taken in too high of a dosage, too frequently or in a setting where the pa... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
NSAID : The risk factors from NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen and others) related kidney injury are determined by factors such as age, amount of dose, and time of... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Varies: It depends on the patient. Some respond to one med better than another. Any of these can provide a benefit. Aleve and Advil are anti-inflammatories an... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Depends: All are ok choices depends what helps you the most. Do not take any of them long term. Not designed for that usage.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Yes, you can do that for less than 3 days.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lakkaraj Rajasekhar
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Need to see dentist: there are several reasons for tooth ache . most common is due grinding teeth, TMJ problem or r/O abscess. Gum disease can give rise to Heart disease i... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Probably not: That is a bit high on two similar drugs termed NSAIDs. You might experience some stomach upsetness at those levels but no other harm should result fr... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes for this one time. Over the counter directions should be followed from on the bottle labeling. Take with food to protect your stomach.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Both naproxen sodium and ibuprofen are related nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. At doses as labeled, there should be no risk if not repeating thi... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
It's a bit much. : Those two medications are similar. You wouldn't need to combine them that way. Too much of those medications can affect your stomach and kidneys.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
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Standard: There is no benefit for taking more than 600 mg 3 times a day or 500 mg 2 times a day even for a person of your size. If the NSAIDs are not helping c... Read More
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