A member asked:

If i took an aleve (naproxen) at 4am and an ibuprofen at 1030am, can i take an aleve (naproxen) now? it's currently 9pm

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Dr. Shadia Constantine answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Yes, it would be ok to take another Aleve (naproxen), (naproxen) now. However, be careful about combining these two medications since they both act on the same way, it is not necessary to use them together. Pick one. Aleve (naproxen) should be taken every 12 hours, whereas ibuprofen can be taken every 8 hours. Hydrate yourself, since these meds taken in excess can damage your kidneys.

Answered Jun 2, 2016

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