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what is the difference between ibuprofen and aleve

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Not much except that naproxen's effects are longer standing as a rule.

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A 69-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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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
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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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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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Mixing nsaids significantly increasing the risks of serious side effects. Pick one, not both.
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Recommendation: This a little bit more than necessary, but not toxic. Drink a milk or tea, or water, not juice , to wash out extra dose.
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Dr. Lakkaraj Rajasekhar
49 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
No, I would not: Consider taking Acetaminophen (tylenol) instead.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it would be ok to take another Aleve (naproxen), (naproxen) now. However, be careful about combining these two medications since they both act on ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
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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