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Can you alternate ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen)?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Motrin: Take what works best for you as needed, avoiding excess or daily usage under care of your md.
Answered on Mar 26, 2017
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