A 29-year-old female asked:
I took one liquid gel aleve (naproxen) at 3pm monday, can i take 1 800mg ibuprofen now at 130am tuesday?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Pain med dosing: No problem. Taking an ibuprofen now will be fine. Aleve (Naproxen) is usually dosed at 220 or 250 mg per pill without a prescription. The max safe daily dose of naproxen is 500 mg every 12 hours. The max safe dose for Ibuprofen is 800 mg every 8 hrs. In general, it is probably best if you stick with one or the other. Even tho it is not quite 12 hrs since the Aleve, it is fine to take ibu now.
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