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

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

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet?

Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet?

No problem: These two medications can be taken together and are often used in combination for acute pain. ...Read more

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Anything when taking aleve (naproxen)?

Anything when taking aleve (naproxen)?

Question unclear: Naproxyn, like other similar compounds may produce abdominal pain and upper GI bleeding, and can predispose to cardiovascular events which can be life-threatening. Can also interfere with some anti-depressants. ...Read more

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Alternating Advil with aleve, (naproxen) is that okay?

Alternating Advil with aleve, (naproxen) is that okay?

not really: I never encourage the use of 2 different nsaids at the same time. There is absolutely no advantage to alternating these 2 drugs. Stick with one and you will get better results. ...Read more

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Can I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache?. Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact?.

Can I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache?. Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact?.

Stomach aches: The combination (+/- the advil in your medication list) can lead to significant stomach upset/pain also can effect platelet function (risk of bleeding).Repeated exposures put you at risk for more serious consequences.Better to pick one NSAID (Exedrin or Aleve (naproxen) or Advil), be sure to use in appropriate doses. Hope this helps. ...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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Can I mix OxyContin and Advil (ibuprofen) pm?

Can I mix OxyContin and Advil (ibuprofen) pm?

Mixing meds?: While there is no interaction between these meds, strictly speaking, you should be sure to discuss any medication you are taking with your prescribing doc, including over the counter medications. Why not give him/her a buzz to check ? :) ...Read more

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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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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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Can i take Aleve (naproxen) with ecotrin?

Can i take Aleve (naproxen) with ecotrin?

Talk to your Dr.: Frequent or regular use of Naproxen may reduce the effectiveness of Aspirin if you are taking it to prevent heart attacks or strokes. In addition, combining these medications may increase your risk of developing gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding. ...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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Can you alternate ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen)?

Not advisable: These agents work best by establishing and maintaining a therapeutic blood level. Starting and stopping prevents this effective level. ...Read more

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Can i take Aleve (naproxen) with flexeril?

Yes: Aleve (naproxen) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You can take them together. Please be aware that Flexeril might cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can Advil (ibuprofen) contain codeine?

Advil (ibuprofen): It does not contain codeine. It is an NSAID non steroidal anti inflammatory medication contains ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I'm taking amoxicillin. Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) pain killer with that?

I'm taking amoxicillin.  Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) pain killer with that?

Yes. No contraindion: they are safe taken concommitantly. Recommend not taking them both on an empty stomach, though. ...Read more

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How many aleve OTC equal a anaprox (naproxen)?

See below: One tablet (220mg of naproxen sodium) of Aleve contains 200 mg of naproxen which is the active ingredient. An Anaprox tablet (275 mg naproxen sodium) contains 250 mg of naproxen, therefore 1 tablet of Anaprox is equivalent to 1 &ΒΌ (1.25) tablets of Aleve. ...Read more

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