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Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Mixing ibuprofen, Aleve (naproxen) and/or Midol interchangeably?

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Mixing ibuprofen, Aleve (naproxen) and/or Midol interchangeably?

Yes, you can: However, always talk to your doctor before starting any new prescription or over-the-counter medication. ...Read more

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Naproxen same as advil (ibuprofen)?

Naproxen same as advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: Naproxen is the generic name for the drug found in aleve (naproxen). Advil and Motrin are forms of ibuprofen. Both drugs are non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and should not be used together. ...Read more

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Is Advil or Aleve (naproxen) better?

Is Advil or Aleve (naproxen) better?

Pretty similar: But some people like one or the other more. ...Read more

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Aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) together, safe?

Aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) together, safe?

If you do: Would consider alternating them, and not taking the maximum allowable dose for each, rather take less 25% less than that. If you have hepatitis or bad liver would not take tylenol; or bad kidney or allergies to anti-inflammatory medicine/aspirin, would not take aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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Is there any muscle relaxer medication overthe counter? Don't have insurance. Ibuprofen, advil, Aleve (naproxen) doesn't work.

Is there any muscle relaxer medication overthe counter?  Don't have insurance. Ibuprofen, advil, Aleve (naproxen)  doesn't work.

There is none.: Muscle relaxants are typically prescription medications. These are generally prescribed based on the physician's evaluation. ...Read more

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Can i take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin or naproxe? Iam allergic from ibuprofen

Can i take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin or naproxe? Iam allergic from ibuprofen

See PCP re meds ?: Advil and Ibuprofen are the same thing so if you have a true allergy to the product then you cannot take an NSAID till cleared by an allergist. Aleve (naproxen) and Naproxen are the same product, they are also nsaids while Aspirin belongs to a different family of drugs and can also be used if deemed appropriate by your pcp. See your pcp to clarify as to what meds you can and cannot take. ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin with aleve (naproxen)?

Can i take aspirin with aleve (naproxen)?

Yes, but: Both are anti inflammatory agents. Both can be tough on the stomach lining. Watch your dosage and take with food. Both can also act as blood thinners. Don't use them before or after a surgical procedure until your doctor ok's their use. ...Read more

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Are there any other OTC pain relievers besides acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen sodium?

Are there any other OTC pain relievers besides acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen sodium?

See below: Those are the main ones except for topical creams and ointments over the counter. ...Read more

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Does norflex (orphenadrine) contain any aspirin or ibuprofen?

Does norflex (orphenadrine) contain any aspirin or ibuprofen?

No: Norflex (orphenadrine) (orphenedrine) is an antihistamine and is used as a muscle relaxant. It is really more of a sedative than a muscle relaxant. It does not contain Aspirin or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) like asprin?

Is Advil (ibuprofen) like asprin?

Advil (ibuprofen): Advil (ibuprofen) and Aspirin are both nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents. They are not related chemical compounds however. ...Read more

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Aleve (Definition)

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