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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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What would happen if i took 15 Aleve (naproxen) liquid gels then went to sleep?

What would happen if i took 15 Aleve (naproxen) liquid gels then went to sleep?

Go to emergency room: Assuming u have no stomach, kidney, or liver problems, u should seek help re: why u took so many pills. Possibly need evaluation of the pain or psychiatric help...U knew that was more than u should take. ...Read more

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If you overdose on aleve (naproxen) liquid gels, what are the health problems that would follow?

NSAID toxicity: well it depends how much aleve (naproxen) you have ingesteted, in general if you consume 100mg/kg of the NSAId it will unlikely to cause any sx but dosage more than 400 mg/kg can cause toxicity. it may case renal failure, CNS symptoms, cardivascular toxicity and may lead to its collapse, hypothermia, sllergic reaction, hematological toxicity like aplastic anemia. ...Read more

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Liquid gel aleve is the only pain med that works. Narcotics make me sick, Tylenol doesn't work. But I've had dark pee with pink tint. Is from aleve?

Possibly.: Changes in color to your urine may be a symptom of a serious medical condition. Specifically, a pink or a more darker shade could be a sign of bleeding which the Aleve could aggravate as it can interfere with your body's normal clotting mechanism. You should be evaluated as soon as possible by an appropriate practitioner of your choice. ...Read more

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I took one liquid gel aleve (naproxen) at 3pm Monday, can I take 1 800mg ibuprofen now at 130am Tuesday?

I took one liquid gel aleve (naproxen) at 3pm Monday, can I take 1 800mg ibuprofen now at 130am Tuesday?

Pain med dosing: No problem. Taking an ibuprofen now will be fine. Aleve (Naproxen) is usually dosed at 220 or 250 mg per pill without a prescription. The max safe daily dose of naproxen is 500 mg every 12 hours. The max safe dose for Ibuprofen is 800 mg every 8 hrs. In general, it is probably best if you stick with one or the other. Even tho it is not quite 12 hrs since the Aleve, it is fine to take ibu now. ...Read more

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How much can really be absorbed into the blood stream when medication in form of GEL are apply to the skin ..Naproxen or Diclofenac among others ?

How much can really be absorbed into the blood stream when medication in form of GEL are apply to the skin ..Naproxen or Diclofenac  among others ?

A little: You will get some absorption of drug, much less than taking it by mouth. A problem can occur however because the potential side effects of the medication can still be seen, as in its effect on blood pressure or potential for GI bleeding ...Read more

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