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Dr. Heidi Fowler
811 doctors shared insights

Aleve (Overview)

Aleve is a pain medication.


Dr. Heidi Fowler
811 doctors shared insights

Aleve (Overview)

Aleve is a pain medication.


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What does Aleve allergy do to you?

What does Aleve allergy do to you?

Varies: The allergy symptoms can vary from person to person, depending on the organs affected. The worst case is throat swelling leading to death. ...Read more

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What is naproxen used for?

What is naproxen used for?

Naproxene: Naproxene is an anti inflammatory pain killer used as analgesic and for arthritis lke rhematoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other inflammatory conditions like tendinitis, myositis.It is also used as analgesic like alleve.Can be used for any kind of pain. ...Read more

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How long does it take until Aleve kicks in?

Difficult to answer: There are too mny vriablestoconsider- the degree of pain, absorption.Type of pain, etc. In general you should see some degree of relief in 1-2 hours. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Aleve every day?

What happens if you take Aleve every day?

Aleve: Too much and consumption on regular basis can effect kidneys as well gastric ulcer can develop, resulting in GI bleed. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking aleve?

Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking aleve?

Yes: As long as you are not alcoholic with changes on your blood counts, there is no problem taking alleve and drinking alcohol responsibly. An alcoholic would have to worry about bleeding issues due to long term affects of alcohol on the human body, but if you are just having a couple of drinks, there would not be any issue at all combining the two. Also, stay hydrated though! hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can I recover from a naproxen overdose without seeking medical attention from a doctor?

Naproxen overdose: If you suspect an overdose then you should see a doctor. Nsaids like Naproxen can cause kidney failure and intestinal bleeding. You should have, at a minimum, a good history and physical exam along with kidney function tests. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more