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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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Can i take Aleve (naproxen) and aspirin for pain?

Can i take Aleve (naproxen) and aspirin for pain?

Not a good idea: I would not mix these two meds because of a significant increase in the risk of ulcers or GI bleeds with this combination. ...Read more

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I was wondering are aspirin or Aleve (naproxen) bad for your liver?

Rarely: Aleve (naproxen) is more likely to cause liver inflammation but this is a relatively uncommon side effect. ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin with aleve (naproxen)?

Yes, but: Both are anti inflammatory agents. Both can be tough on the stomach lining. Watch your dosage and take with food. Both can also act as blood thinners. Don't use them before or after a surgical procedure until your doctor ok's their use. ...Read more

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Took aspirin 6 hours ago is it safe to take aleve (naproxen) now?I

 Took aspirin 6 hours ago is it safe to take aleve (naproxen) now?I

Yes: That should be ok if ASA has not worked for you Do note that they may have an additive effect on your stomach lining. If you already have stomach problem (gastritis, ulcer etc), consider taking an acid-controller with it. If you need to take NSAID regularly, you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you die from taking Aleve (naproxen) with aspirin together or too much of both together?

Can you die from taking Aleve (naproxen) with aspirin together or too much of both together?

No magic number: Long term use of alleve and/.Or Aspirin can lead to stomach ulcers, esophageal ulcers and a number of other bleeding problems. The serious consequences of these agents relates to bleeding thouhg drugs in this class (nsaids) can cause cardiac and kidney problems. Check with your physician regarding how long and how much you should be taking and are there any alternatives. ...Read more

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Can i take an Aleve (naproxen) several hrs following a baby aspirin ?

See below: Not recommended as the too meds have an additive effect on bleeding and increase GI bleed risk. ...Read more

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