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A 38-year-old member asked:

What can happen if i take more than the recommended dose of aleve (naproxen) liquid gels 500mg?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
Rheumatology 22 years experience
Don't: You should never go against the directions on the package. Too much aleve (naproxen) can damage the liver.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What could happen if you take 5 Aleve (naproxen) right after each other?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Ulcer or bleed: That is well above the recommended maximum daily dose of two tablets twice daily. A dose that high increases the risk of ulcer, GI bleeds and kidney impairment.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

What will happen if you take an Aleve (naproxen) when you are not sick?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Nothing, people: Use it for arthritis pain all the time, they are not sick. Take in the appropriate amount if needed for pain, it can cause stomach or other issues if taken excessively. Just curious, why did u take it anyway?
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A 44-year-old member asked:

What will happen if you take 4 aleve (naproxen)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Don't exceed the max: Don't exceed the maximum daily dose prescribed. If you need more medicine than that, ask your doctor for more. Explain that it doesn't have to be just one medicine, so that if you have already tried one, maybe consider taking two medicines at a time.
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Colorado Springs, CO
A 19-year-old female asked:

What happens when someone takes too much aleve (naproxen)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Serious problems: He or she can end up with serious toxicity from the med including ulcers, GI bleeds and compromise of kidney function.
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Last updated Sep 12, 2018

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