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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 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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Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Stay away from meds: Tay away from prescription drugs, eat a normal diet free of prepared foods and toxins and do not use oveer doses of anything and the kidneys will be o ... Read More
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Naproxen: It is a non steroidal anti- inflammatory drug, and analgesic. They reduce fever help with pain and inlammation. Commonly used for joint pain and arthr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Pain/swelling: It is a non- steroidal antiinflammatory mediciation: use with caution.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
41 years experience Rheumatology
As good as any: There are at least a dozen antiinflammatory meds on the market. Naproxen is effective but not for everyone. The reason there are so many medications ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
NSAID (Aleve): Naproxen is used to relieve pain from various conditions such as headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
19 years experience Pain Management
NSAID: Naproxen is one medicine of a group of medicines known as nsaids which means non steroidal anti inflammatory medicine. It is used for inflammation pa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Anaprox (naproxen): This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory - so it will reduce pain, reduce swelling, it may irritate your stomach also. It will also reduce fever.
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