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Aleve Stomach Pain
Been taking aleve (naproxen) every now and then and every time I take it I get bad back and stomach pain. How do I stop the pain?
I took one Aleve(first time ever)in October and since than have had stomach pain/cramps 24/7. Doctor diagnosed me with gastritis. PPI's do not work.
I took 4 Aleve (naproxen) my mistake w/in a 4 hour period. I have stomach pain cramps, heartburn and feel terrible. What should I do?
I was taking Aleve (naproxen) for the past week for back pain. I've stopped taking pain relievers for the past couple days because of dull stomach pain & mild nausea. Did pain reliever hurt me? How can I fix it?
See below: Nsaids can easily irritate stomach, especially if taken alone (without food). In future take meds (unless directed otherwise) with full glass of water after a meal to lessen effects on stomach. Otc acid blockers like zantac/pepcid or prilosec/ Prevacid (lansoprazole) for a week can help; if symptoms persist, or if see black, tarry stools, see fp right away for evaluation & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acc. Took 4, 800mg motrin and 1760mg Aleve (naproxen) in 1 day for 5 days(now stopped) now I have nausea, stomach pain(high), fatigue, bloating. What should I do?
Go to the ER.: People do not take doses that high by accident. Go to the er now. You my have a major problem. ...Read more
Is naproxen/nsaids causing stomach pain? I've been taking it for 4mos and Goodys powder for about 7 atleast 3-4x a day.It never bothered me until now.
NSAID's likely: There are many contributors to gastric problems including: foods, dysmotility, pregnancy, smoking, nsaids, drugs, alcohol, stress, H.pylori infection to name a few. In cases such as yours, stopping the NSAIDs & aspirin should help. Adding a PPI (e.g. Prilosec, Prevacid, (lansoprazole) Nexium) may speed recovery. ...Read more
I have only just started on naproxen and omeprazole for forearm pain. I now have stomach pain for the last two days but stopped all tablets two days ago because of this. Can either tablet cause this ? And when should it stop ?
Naproxen: Naproxen can irritate the stomach and cause stomach pain. They probably gave you the omeprazole to protect your stomach from the naproxen, but it just did not work. I would keep taking the omeprazole for a few days to decrease stomach acid and try some tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more
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