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I have been taking naproxen 500 mg twice a day for 5 days and i am taking paracetamol at the same time. how long should i continue?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Don't mix: both products can affect your kidneys. Use either up to 3,000mg of Tylenol or 1500 mg/day of naproxyn (Naprosyn) sodium ( Aleve). 7-10 days is a good beginning duration and have your PCP do blood and urine testing to check your kidney function.

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