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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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How many Aleve (naproxen) can you take before you overdose and what are the symptoms of an overdose?

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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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?

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 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

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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?

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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I took 1 Aleve at 10am... I'm having some panic symptoms is it possible to take Xanax (alprazolam). 5mg now (11:52am est)?

I took 1 Aleve at 10am... I'm having some panic symptoms is it possible to take Xanax (alprazolam). 5mg now (11:52am est)?

Yes: These two products do not cross react and if you have experience with xanax (alprazolam) minimizing your panic in the past, then it is ok to take it in this circumstance. ...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 long do symptoms of costochondritis last? Been taking Aleve (naproxen) for a few days and it isn't helping much.

2 weeks: I advise patients to treat their symptoms for 2 weeks with anti-inflammatories and to follow up if symptoms are not better in 2 weeks. ...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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I took 16 Aleve pills, 10 Advil pills, and 4 tylenol (acetaminophen) pills in the past 10 hours for a slight headache. What symptoms may occur and should I see a dr?

I took 16 Aleve pills, 10 Advil pills, and 4 tylenol (acetaminophen) pills in the past 10 hours for a slight headache. What symptoms may occur and should I see a dr?

Get Help ASAP!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe up to 4, 000 mg a day. NSAIDs: 16 aleve pills and 10 advils maybe enough to make a hole in the stomach and it can seriously damage your liver. Bleeding to death internally is very painful. Get help ASAP! ...Read more

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Swelling and inflammation in the back of my neck, from hurting it. How to relieve those symptoms at home? I've been taking Aleve (naproxen) and using ice.

Unfortunately...: Particularly if imaging was done and negative, you will likely be stiff and sore for 3-5 days (some run longer without a muscle relaxer). If longer, or distracting / worsening pain, get rechecked. ...Read more

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Have a mild dull headache for a few days now. No fever or other symptoms. But going through rough emotional time past 2 or 3 weeks - could this be the cause? Would Aleve (naproxen) help headache at all or only fixing stemming root problems?

Have a mild dull headache for a few days now. No fever or other symptoms. But going through rough emotional time past 2 or 3 weeks - could this be the cause? Would Aleve (naproxen) help headache at all or only fixing stemming root problems?

See a doctor: Hi, emotional problems can definitely bring on or worsen headaches. Aleve (naproxen) may help a little, but you are right: you need to fix the root problems. However, we cannot rule out other causes for your headaches. So it's probably best to talk to a doctor. At the very least, talking about your emotional problems may help headaches. ...Read more

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What is it when your symptoms are chills, back pains, and a headache and fever? I only took 2 aleves, (naproxen) it went away and now its come back

Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms. This complex of symptoms could result from a number of conditions. If you have burning with urination, have urgency or need to urinate often, this could represent pyleonephritis. You could have influenza or another viral infection. If you have urinary symptoms you need to seek medical care asap. If you have more generalized symptoms, rest, hydrate well and you can continue to use non-steroidal inflammatory medication to help keep your fever down. It is often the fever that causes musculoskeletal pain. As always, if you get worse, seek medical care. ...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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1-sided headache on back/side of head x1 week. More pressure with bending/coughing. No other symptoms& responds well to Aleve (naproxen). Brain tumor likelihood?

1-sided headache on back/side of head x1 week. More pressure with bending/coughing. No other symptoms& responds well to Aleve (naproxen). Brain tumor likelihood?

See your doctor: With one week of symptoms it is difficult to say and a neurological examination would yield more information. Please see you doctor for a complete exam and history. ...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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