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A 55-year-old female asked:

I have a pinched nerve. i've been taking 2 aleve twice daily for pain but it doesn't seem to help. can i take 3 aleve twice a day? oh, i also take omeprazole and bisoprolol regularly?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Yes ... but: The difference between 2 Aleve (Naproxen) and 3 is probably going to be trivial - but 6 pills daily (3 twice daily) is more likely to give you an upset stomach. If its REALLY is a pinched nerve (lasting many weeks and relapsing over and over again), Aleve will provide only minor relief. You need to see an Orthopedic doctor, get a diagnosis and treatment

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