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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Can't get a "high" off of it, but can cause renal injury at high / prolonged dose. Should explore further to see if med name error or if at-risk for i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Extended period: A recent study suggested patients taking naproxen for an extended period of time might also have a greater incidence of a cardiovascular event.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Please stop: BUN 25 not of real concern as long as creatinine normal. This is probably the high protein diet. However you are playing with fire with the Motrin an ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. ADIL KATABAY
24 years experience Pain Management
Stop taking the medi: Stop taking the medications & drink lots of water in order to reverse your kidneys' issues.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Summers
23 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes: No interaction concerns with Naproxen and melatonin.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Dosing Guidelines: for Naproxen (Aleve) is 250-500 mg twice/day; maximum is 1025-1375 mg/day. GI disturbances, dyspepsia, diarrhea and abdominal pain are the most freque ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes. Nap is 4 anti-: -inflammation, while Ramiprill is 4 uric acid metabolism.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
36 years experience Family Medicine
Why?: Naprosyn (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory drug that treats illness and injuries such as colds, muscle aches, sprains. There is no 'buzz' from taking ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
2 X per day: 2 times per day every 12 hours 500mg. The daily maximum of 1500 mg in two divided doses. Always ask your doctor if you are unsure.

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