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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Aleve 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
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
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
It is safe: However, moderation is the key. Take care. ...Read more
Does general tachycardia (I know that is probably not a medical term) run in families? Whenever we take certain types of medications (i.e. naproxen, zofran, etc.), drink alcohol, or eat certain foods, our hearts race. Is it a specific gene that causes thi
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