A 33-year-old member asked:
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is it safe to take motrin and napoxen sodium simultaneously?

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Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Motrin safety: No. They are both in the same medicine class, nsaids. They have very similar mechanisms of action and both can cause gastritis or bleeding in your gut. In addition to this, they are both metabolized by your kidneys and if you take too much can cause kidney damage.
Answered on Feb 22, 2016
Dr. Ricardo Borrego
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No: Both drugs are nsaid's and can have a greater irritating effect on your gastric lining.
Answered on Jul 30, 2017

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