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Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking aleve (naproxen)?

Is it ok to drink alcohol while taking aleve (naproxen)?

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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Is it ok to drink alcohol (1/2 glass of wine) and then take Aleve (naproxen) ~1 hour later?

Is it ok to drink alcohol (1/2 glass of wine) and then take Aleve (naproxen) ~1 hour later?

Maybe: Aleve (naproxen) is what we call a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medication (NSAID), and it is processed in your body by the liver. When you consume alcohol, it also is processed by your liver. Ideally, you do not want to consume either for long period of time, because over time it can cause damage to your liver. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol with naproxen?

Is it okay to drink alcohol with naproxen?

In Moderate Amounts: Social drinking with Naproxen is typically fine. Things to be concerned about include GI upset with some drinks in conjunction with Naproxen especially if you are vomiting after heavy drinking further damaging the esophagus or GI system with acidic vomited contents. Naproxen in high doses can also erode the lining of the upper GI system. ...Read more

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I took naproxen like 2 hours a go can I drink alcohol??

I took naproxen like 2 hours a go can I drink alcohol??

You can but . .: Alcohol and NSAIDS like naproxen share a side effect through different mechanisms. They can both cause gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining). Some are more susceptible to these effects than others. This effect can usually be attenuated by having food in your stomach. Of course drinking alcohol when you have whatever symptoms you took Naprosyn for in the first place, probably won't help. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while im taking naproxen i only drink once a week?

Can i drink alcohol while im taking naproxen i only drink once a week?

NO: The combination of alcohol and Naprosyn (naproxen) ( or any NSAID ) can causes gastritis, stomach ulcers, stomaching bleeding, not to mention liver and kidney damage. NO- don't even think about it. ...Read more

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How long after im done taking the naprelan (naproxen) is it safe to drink alcohol ?

How long after im done taking the naprelan (naproxen) is it safe to drink alcohol  ?

Immediately: There is no absolute contraindication to drinking alcohol and taking Naprelan (naproxen). That said, be aware that both can cause gastric irritation in susceptible people so the risks are additive. If you don't have stomach problems or are using either/both in moderation, then it wouldn't generally be a problem. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol with naproxen? I am drinking a 6% alcohol wine at about a 4 oz pour

Alcohol NSAID: This should be okay. But keep in mind that both irritate the gastric lining. Heartburn is quite common with both alone and when mixed even though the amount of alcohol is low. ...Read more

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