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What are the tests for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

What are the tests for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Patient information: Patient report of number of pills ingested or how long a bottle lasts. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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What is the treatment for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

What is the treatment for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Aleve (naproxen) OD: Supportive treatment with stomach lavage & monitoring heart function & breathing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Aleve overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/D sx's may include: Agitation, confusion, Blurred vision, Coma, Convulsions, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Drowsiness * severe headache. REF: https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1NHXL_enUS685US685&q=aleve+overdose+symptoms&oq=aleve+overdose+symptoms&gs_l=psy-ab.12...0.0.0.7061.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0.foo%2Cnso-ehuqi%3D1%2 ...Read more

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I overdosed on 42 Aleve (naproxen) pills (about 9300mg). How long before i fully recover?

I overdosed on 42 Aleve (naproxen) pills (about 9300mg). How long before i fully recover?

Go to ER now: What you took could be a deadly dose. You need urgent care immediately. There are medications that can be given to help remove the Ibuprofen from your system. You may have suffered damage to your liver or kidneys. ...Read more

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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

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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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How many aleve (naproxen) does it take to leathally overdose? I feel as if my friend has taken too many and is planning to harm herself and I want to know for sure it isn't like some stock up or true attempt.

Speak to your: Friend's parents about your concerns or have your parents or a teacher they like talk to them. Your friend may get angry, but you may be saving their life. If they are depressed soaking to a professional can help. If they overdose on pills they could die or become disabled for life. Don't delay make sure they get help. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Dec 2011 i overdosed on 17 Aleve (naproxen) pills. I got pregnant in july 2012 and i got hydronephrosis in my left kidney. Symptoms were gross hematuria on august 2012. Could the pills have caused this?

No: Hydronephrosis is common during pregnancy, more on the right than left. Could also be due to a kidney stone if there is associated pain. If you have continued to take aleve (naproxen) or another pain medication, you could have bleeding from your kidney from that. Sometimes a clot in the ureter tube could cause pain and hydronephrosis as well. ...Read more

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What happens if a naproxen overdose is untreated?

A/ w Dr. Rosenfeld: Naproxen Overdose could cause nausea, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhea, abdominal pain, blurred vision, ringing of ears, wheezing, difficulty breathing, headache, drowsiness,confusion, dizziness, convulsions, coma , circulatory failure, respiratory failure or death. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for naproxen overdose?

Get what is left out: The health care provider will measure and monitor the patient's vital signs, including temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure. Symptoms will be treated as appropriate. The patient may receive:

activated charcoal
•tube through the mouth or nose into the stomach to wash out the stomach (gastric lavage). ...Read more

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What to do if i overdosed on naproxen, please help?

Call poison control: If you overdose on any medication, you can call 1-800-222-1222 and it will connect you to a local poison control center. Tell them what you took, when you took it, and if you are having any symptoms. They will advise you on whether you should call your doctor the next day or go to the emergency room now. Some bad effects do not develop immediately. Be careful to read label before taking any meds. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Naproxen overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Naproxen overdose?

Naproxen overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug/ "Symptoms of naproxen sodium overdose include: Agitation, confusion, incoherence, Blurred vision, Coma, Convulsions (seizures), Diarrhea, Dizziness, unsteadiness, movement problems, Drowsiness, Headache -- severe, Heartburn, stomach pain (possible bleeding in the stomach > ...Read more

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What could be the affects of an overdose from propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

What could be the affects of an overdose from propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

Overdose of meds: There are a great many possibilities. You should report this matter to your doctor so that you could be examined and treated as necessary. ...Read more

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What can the side effects of a naproxen and melatonin overdose be?

Toxic state or death: Any drug overdose may result in a toxic state or death.
The drug overdose is the intake of a drug in quantities larger than are recommended. The cause could be accidental or intentional. "in 2010, there were 38, 329 drug overdose deaths in the us".
The best way to avoid overdose is prevention:
read medication labels
avoid illegal drugs
pay attention when taken multiple drugs. ...Read more

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What're the chances of liver or kidney failure from naproxen overdose?

What're the chances of liver or kidney failure from naproxen overdose?

Small,but: Very small as long as safety monitoring with cbc, liver and kidney function and urinalysis evalation at 3 month intervals, as long as checked initially at 1 week and 1 month and when any additional medications are added. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to get effects of a naproxen overdose?

How much time does it take to get effects of a naproxen overdose?

45min-1hour: Drugs taken by mouth usually take 45 minutes to 1 hour to start working in the body. Within 1 hour you will start feeling the symptoms which would probably start as GI upset in the case of naproxen. ...Read more

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Can I recover from a naproxen overdose without seeking medical attention from a doctor?

Naproxen overdose: If you suspect an overdose then you should see a doctor. Nsaids like Naproxen can cause kidney failure and intestinal bleeding. You should have, at a minimum, a good history and physical exam along with kidney function tests. ...Read more

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If a 14 year old girl was taking robaxin (methocarbamol) 750mg and naproxen 500mg how much is to much till an overdose?

If a 14 year old girl was taking robaxin (methocarbamol) 750mg and naproxen 500mg how much is to much till an overdose?

Call Poison Control: I suggest you do what we would do in the office and call the poison control center, 1-800-222-1222, and ask for advice. Though I should add, if there is any question of seriousness, get to the er asap. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting liver or kidney failure from naproxen overdose?

What are the chances of getting liver or kidney failure from naproxen overdose?

It depends what dose: An overdose is a relative term. Otc dose is less than half of the prescription dose. However, the dose is guided by other risks also e.g. Causing ulcer or gastritis or blood thinning. The drug could certainly cause renal failure even in mild overdose, but on the other hand some people handle it better than others. Sometimes it is too late when people figure out that they actually don't tolerate it. ...Read more

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How long would it take for affects to take place from an overdose on propranolol , naproxen , prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

Have you just taken: An overdose? If so, please tell your parents immediately. If you are considering this overdose - you need help asap. If you are having
thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have your parents drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. When a person is depressed they often feel despair ; come to believe that things can't get better. >. ...Read more

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Did I overdose? Concerta around 11am, naproxen 500mg 8pm Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 10 pm, having hallucinations and feel high or drunk. Sweating badly

Not likely, but: Your symptoms are a problem ad you do need to be seen - go to Urgent Care or ER to be examined and get good guidelines for medication use to prevent future mistakes. Take care of yourself. ...Read more

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Can i take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Can i take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Interactions?: Yes, this is a common combination for treatment of cold symptoms. You might prefer to take with food to minimize nausea, particularly the Aleve. You could also take an hour or so apart if taking all that medicine at once causes nausea.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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What would happen if I crushed and aleve and mixed with water and took it ?

No problems: Aleve has a long half life, it is not a special form of the pill/capsule that makes it last long, so crushing it and swallowing it will not effect it. This is commonly done to persons with swallowing difficulties or feeding tubes. ...Read more

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My cycle started today, and I just took 4 aleve at once, is that bad? What will happen to me?

Aleve/menses: Taking 4 aleve today probably will treat your pain and discomfort today without side effects. No further med should be taken today and 24 hrs from now. Sometimes in some people bleeding/bruising can occur, emesis, diarrhea. Just observe for now. ...Read more

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