A 21-year-old female asked:
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i was getting a migraine so i till an aleve (naproxen) one hour ago. can i take one excedrin migraine now to help my was stop hurting or another aleve (naproxen)?

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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Can take: Aleve (naproxen) again, but take two tablets 220mg per day. I would not take aleve (naproxen) long term unless your doctor advises you to do so. If you have migraine days more than four days per month or if the ones you have do not respond to "abortive" therapies at home, see your doctor. Do not let them prescribe you anything thing with butalbital in it!
Answered on Aug 27, 2019
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