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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

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


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Can Advil (ibuprofen) contain codeine?

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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Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin or nuprin? Where did they go?

Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin or nuprin? Where did they go?

See below: Nuprin was continued. Nuprin, advil, and Motrin are all the same - they are brand names for ibuprofen. Tylenol is a brand name for a different but related chemical called acetaminophen. Advil, motrin, and tylenol should still be widely available. But you don't need to spend money on these brands. Just get the cheaper store generic - read the label - it will be exactly the same. ...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 take naproxen sodium & ibuprofen together?

No: It is not recommended to take multiple nsaids together. There is no need or indication to take them together. Please discuss with your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on Advil (ibuprofen) liquid gels?

Can you overdose on Advil (ibuprofen) liquid gels?

Yes you can: You can overdose on advil (ibuprofen) with the possibility of damaging your kidneys and ending up with severe GI bleed. Call the poison control center if you or someone you know just invested large amount of advil (ibuprofen). The number 18002221222. ...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 3 advil (ibuprofen) liquid gel nighttime?

Can I take 3 advil (ibuprofen) liquid gel nighttime?

Yes: One Advil (ibuprofen) liquid gel is 200 mg and you can take up to 800 mg per dose of Ibuprofen which is Advil (ibuprofen). Make sure you take it with some food in your stomach as it can make your stomach hurt. It is better to get Motrin which is 400 mg or Ibuprofen 800 or 600 mg tabs if you need a higher dose than Advil (ibuprofen) so you are not taking too many tabs at a time. ...Read more

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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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Can you take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aleve, and Ibuprofen 600 MG together?

Can you take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aleve, and Ibuprofen 600 MG together?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) Aleve Ibup: Hello. Don't take Aleve and Ibuprofen at the same time. They are both NSAIDs. Taking both together can lead to unwanted side effects like severe stomach pain, GI bleeds, etc. Try staggering your medications. Take Ibuprofen (no more than 800mg). See how you do before taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) (max single dose 1000mg). Try Aleve and Tylenol (acetaminophen) stagger on the following day to compare your pain relief outcome. ...Read more

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Will taking 1 Aleve (naproxen) tablet every day harm you?

Will taking 1 Aleve (naproxen) tablet every day harm you?

Possibly, but unlike: Possibly, as it can cause ulcers. The question is why it is needed. One always weights side effects versus benefits. ...Read more

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I took 3 Aleve at once, I am scared what will happen?

I took 3 Aleve at once, I am scared what will happen?

Wait it out: Why did you take three pills? if you were trying to hurt yourself, you need to seek counseling. Taking three pills once will not do lasting damage, however why you did that needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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I took 3 Aleve at once, I was wondering what will happen?

Well : Usually this is OK to do once.When taking more than the over the counter dose consult a physician in person you can do a Healthtap visit and get specific advice ...Read more

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I took 2 aleve at 4pm, and now took 2 more pills at 11:45pm - the bottle says no more than 3 pills in a day. I'm 5'0" and 100lbs. Am I going to be ok?

I took 2 aleve at 4pm, and now took 2 more pills at 11:45pm - the bottle says no more than 3 pills in a day. I'm 5'0" and 100lbs. Am I going to be ok?

You should be fine: but always read package instructions before taking any medication. This package probably said take ONE pill at a time. If you didn't have any stomach discomfort, you are lucky. WIth any of the NSAIDs be sure you have food in your stomach. Good luck. ...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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I took 3 aleve and 2 midols in the same day before the affects could wear off, will i overdoes?

No,UR are pretty saf: These doses are not all that high to worry about overdosing. You are pretty safe if you do not do this again. ...Read more

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I have took 2 Aleve two days in a row and have had the worst case of gastritis since(going on day 5).how can I heal it?

I have took 2 Aleve two days in a row and have had the worst case of gastritis since(going on day 5).how can I heal it?

See clinician: You can try an H2 Blocker along with mylanta / maalox. However, if your symptoms are that severe, you should see your clinician asap to evaluate for a possible peptic ulcer. ...Read more

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What happens if you take17 aspirin and 3 aleve ?

What happens if you take17 aspirin and 3 aleve
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Acute Overdose: If a person accidentally or intentionally takes a very large dose of aspirin at one time, it's called an acute overdose. Seek emergency medical attention if you have overdosed on an NSAID. ...Read more

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What would happen if i took way too much aleve (naproxen)?

GI and kidney proble: The major risks involve GI (ulcers and bleeds) and damage to the kidneys. Nsaids such as Naproxen (aleve) should never be taken in doses higher than recommended. ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

yes: Less GI damage, especially in people over age 51. Cardiac risk has been controversial - possibly noted if 200 mg taken twice a day, but not if 400 mg taken once a day. ...Read more

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What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) has a much lower risk for GI irritation than aleve. However, aleve may have a lower cardiac risk although the risk for Celebrex (celecoxib) may be extremely low as well. ...Read more

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Celebrex (celecoxib) is it better than aleve?

Less side effects: Causes less gastrointestinal side effects like bleeding and is fda approved for pain due to arthritis. ...Read more

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Can you take Lunesta (eszopiclone) and Aleve together?

Can you take Lunesta (eszopiclone) and Aleve together?

Yes: There should be no problem taking these medications together. Remember that Aleve (naproxen) should be taken with food. Feel better and get some good sleep. ...Read more

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I took one aleve 4hrs ago. Can I take my 15mg Meloxicam now?

I took one aleve 4hrs ago. Can I take my 15mg Meloxicam now?

Better wait 4 more: hours, the two are NSAIDs and side effects can be an issue if taken too soon. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be used in the interim to control pain/fever if you wish, have a good day ...Read more

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What does celebrex (celecoxib) have that Aleve doesn't have?

What does celebrex (celecoxib) have that Aleve doesn't have?

See details: The are different nsaids. Naproxen is a proprionic acid derivative while Celebrex (celecoxib) is a cox 2 inhibitor. There one common feature is there anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties. Celebrex (celecoxib) has less GI risk and Naproxen may possibly have less cardiac risk. ...Read more

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