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Richmond, TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

Is 2500mg of the 500mg of naproxen too much to take in one day? i'm in a lot of pain in my back from arthritis and its making my legs hurt.

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Too much: Yes, 2500 mg of naproxen is too much. Ask your doctor for a different pain reliever. If the back pain radiates down in to the leg(s), sciatica and spinal stenosis need to be considered in the differential diagnosis.
Last updated Sep 5, 2016

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