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A 50-year-old female asked:

if my diflusinal 500g prescription is from 2008 fromthe dentist & i'm in a lot of pain, aleve (naproxen) & ibuprofen 800mg is not working ! should i take it ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management 11 years experience
NSAIDs: Aleve, (naproxen) Ibuprofen as well as diflusinal are nsaids which are very harsh on the stomach. You shouldn't combine them.
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
Not in my opinion: Most likely out of date. See your dentist, pcp or the er so you can sleep until you can get to your dentist.

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Last updated Jan 13, 2016

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