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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
Can an overdose of Aleve (naproxen) (suicide attempt) cause a heart arrhythmia? If so, is my heart in danger after the fact? Will the arrhythmia go away?
Glad that you care: I'm happy a change of heart has occurred for you with respect to valuing your life! The other change of heart is almost never life-threatening. It ' just a period of too fast or slow beats not due to organ disease and doesn't damage the heart.Yet, it's not pleasant . Your doctor might be able to help symptomatically. During the OD, blood chem may have caused it - but that's then, not now. Live! ...Read more
How many Aleve (naproxen) can you take before you overdose and what are the symptoms of an overdose?
A question: Like that one begs another...Why do you want to know? I hesitate answering for fear of what might be done with that information. Would rather refer that person asking to their local crisis line or nearest ed where they might discuss the need to know this...I wish them the best. ...Read more