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I took 3 Aleve at once, I am scared what will happen?

I took 3 Aleve at once, I am scared what will happen?

Wait it out: Why did you take three pills? If you were trying to hurt yourself, you need to seek counseling. Taking three pills once will not do lasting damage, however why you did that needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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I took 3 Aleve at once, I was wondering what will happen?

I took 3 Aleve at once, I was wondering what will happen?

Well: Usually this is OK to do once. When taking more than the over the counter dose consult a physician in person you can do a Healthtap visit and get specific advice ...Read more

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Could I take a aleive if I already took a oxycodine for pain would that effect me?

Could I take a aleive if I already took a oxycodine for pain would that effect me?

You can take both: Alleve and Oxycodone have different mechanisms of action. You could take both as long as you take no more than prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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I took 2 aleve at 4pm, and now took 2 more pills at 11:45pm - the bottle says no more than 3 pills in a day. I'm 5'0" and 100lbs. Am I going to be ok?

I took 2 aleve at 4pm, and now took 2 more pills at 11:45pm - the bottle says no more than 3 pills in a day. I'm 5'0" and 100lbs. Am I going to be ok?

You should be fine: But always read package instructions before taking any medication. This package probably said take ONE pill at a time. If you didn't have any stomach discomfort, you are lucky. WIth any of the NSAIDs be sure you have food in your stomach. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Can I take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Interactions?: Yes, this is a common combination for treatment of cold symptoms. You might prefer to take with food to minimize nausea, particularly the Aleve. You could also take an hour or so apart if taking all that medicine at once causes nausea.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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What would happen if I crushed and aleve and mixed with water and took it?

What would happen if I crushed and aleve and mixed with water and took it?

No problems: Aleve has a long half life, it is not a special form of the pill/capsule that makes it last long, so crushing it and swallowing it will not effect it. This is commonly done to persons with swallowing difficulties or feeding tubes. ...Read more

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My cycle started today, and I just took 4 aleve at once, is that bad? What will happen to me?

Aleve/menses: Taking 4 aleve today probably will treat your pain and discomfort today without side effects. No further med should be taken today and 24 hrs from now. Sometimes in some people bleeding/bruising can occur, emesis, diarrhea. Just observe for now. ...Read more

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I took 3 aleve and 2 midols in the same day before the affects could wear off, will I overdoes?

No, UR are pretty saf: These doses are not all that high to worry about overdosing. You are pretty safe if you do not do this again. ...Read more

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I have took 2 Aleve two days in a row and have had the worst case of gastritis since (going on day 5).how can I heal it?

See clinician: You can try an H2 Blocker along with mylanta / maalox. However, if your symptoms are that severe, you should see your clinician asap to evaluate for a possible peptic ulcer. ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Yes: Less GI damage, especially in people over age 51.
Cardiac risk has been controversial - possibly noted if 200 mg taken twice a day, but not if 400 mg taken once a day. ...Read more

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What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) has a much lower risk for GI irritation than aleve. However, aleve may have a lower cardiac risk although the risk for Celebrex (celecoxib) may be extremely low as well. ...Read more

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Celebrex (celecoxib) is it better than aleve?

Less side effects: Causes less gastrointestinal side effects like bleeding and is fda approved for pain due to arthritis. ...Read more

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Can you take Lunesta (eszopiclone) and Aleve together?

Can you take Lunesta (eszopiclone) and Aleve together?

Yes: There should be no problem taking these medications together. Remember that Aleve (naproxen) should be taken with food. Feel better and get some good sleep. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 2 aleve every 12 hours for a bad toothache?

Is it ok to take 2 aleve every 12 hours for a bad toothache?

Dental appointment: See your dentist for a dental examination to determine the cause and treat your dental discomfort. The dentist will prescribe pain medication if needed in addition. The pain will only be masked by self prescribing pain medication without treatment and the outcome would only be transient. ...Read more

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I took one aleve 4hrs ago. Can I take my 15mg Meloxicam now?

I took one aleve 4hrs ago. Can I take my 15mg Meloxicam now?

Better wait 4 more: Hours, the two are NSAIDs and side effects can be an issue if taken too soon. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be used in the interim to control pain/fever if you wish, have a good day ...Read more

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What does celebrex (celecoxib) have that Aleve doesn't have?

What does celebrex (celecoxib) have that Aleve doesn't have?

See details: The are different nsaids. Naproxen is a proprionic acid derivative while Celebrex (celecoxib) is a cox 2 inhibitor. There one common feature is there anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties. Celebrex (celecoxib) has less GI risk and Naproxen may possibly have less cardiac risk. ...Read more

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I accidentally took Aleve and Midol together and now I feel very tired. Will I be ok?

You will be fine.: Some patients experience fatigue/tiredness with NSAIDS and you are probably one of them. Just rest and relax, it will pass in a few hours. ...Read more

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I took 1 Aleve this morning at 11:30, will it be okay to drink a couple beers (1 or 2) 8 hours later or sooner?

No: Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and the only thing that works is Aleve. Can take 3 tablets together? They are 220mg. I weigh 120pounds, 5’9 in height.

I have endometriosis and the only thing that works is Aleve. Can take 3 tablets together? They are 220mg. I weigh 120pounds, 5’9 in height.

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can produce any and all of the symptoms described, but low dose oral bcp's should relieve most if taken correctly. Stopping the ovarian production of estrogen, and the consequent dropping of estrogen levels pre-ovulation and pre-menstrual will stop most symptoms and preserve your fertility, at least at the degree you have now. See your gyn provider for an exam and advice. ...Read more

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Can I take Aleve and cephalexin together?

Can I take Aleve and cephalexin together?

Sounds ok: A person who has no problems taking naproxen (Aleve) by itself, and who has no problems taking cephalexin (Keflex) by itself, should also have no problem taking Aleve and cephalexin together. The two medications do not have noticeable interactions with one another. ...Read more

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What happens if you take17 aspirin and 3 aleve?

What happens if you take17 aspirin and 3 aleve?

Acute Overdose: If a person accidentally or intentionally takes a very large dose of aspirin at one time, it's called an acute overdose. Seek emergency medical attention if you have overdosed on an NSAID. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aleve, while on zoloft (sertraline)?

Drug interactions: There is a possible drug interaction. Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker- "Using sertraline together with naproxen may increase the risk of bleeding. The interaction may be more likely if you are elderly or have kidney or liver disease". That does not mean you shouldn't take them both - but be aware of that risk. ...Read more

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Can I take aleve for my back pain if I took hydroxyzine?

Can I take aleve for my back pain if I took hydroxyzine?

Just plain aleve: Is fine with hydroxyzine. Not aleve pm or other combo aleve preparations ...Read more

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Can I take Aleve sinus and cold with tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Yes you can: It is safe. However, take it with food or proton pump inhibitors (prilosec) to prevent potential stomach pain. ...Read more

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