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black stool for first time ever after taking naproxen for ciatic nerve. cold sweat and wanting to vomit... nothing comes out. ?

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Melena: Black stools is a sign of upper gastro-intestinal bleeding called melena. Naproxen is known to be a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is prone to causing gastric bleeding. Cold sweat might be an early sign of shock due to severe bleeding and you should go to the nearest ER as soon as possible.

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