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Aleve Vs Aspirin For Inflammation
What is better for arthritis inflammation and pain? I have been taking 3250 mg of Bufferin (aspirin) and Dr. Suggested Aleve (naproxen) 2 at night 2 at morning?
See answer: I am hoping you meant to place the # 325mg NOT 3250! The latter would be way too high. I would take your doctors advice as s/he is caring for you and can best deliver advice to you situation. Generally speaking aleve (naproxen) is a good medication, but as stated, this needs to be addressed with your treating Doctor. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
My husband took 3 aspirin for a headache then when it didn't help he took 2 aleve within 2 hours at the most. I told him he shouldn't have mixed them bu?
Now: Can take aspirin now, instead of next dose of Aleve. Do not take both going forward - the side effects are additive, the pain control less so. ...Read more
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
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
See below: Not recommended as the too meds have an additive effect on bleeding and increase GI bleed risk. ...Read more
I just took 2 aleve (naproxen) and 2 baby aspirin and didn't know I wasn't suppose to take them together till after taking them. Will I be ok for the night?
Migraine management: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
See PCP re meds?: Advil and Ibuprofen are the same thing so if you have a true allergy to the product then you cannot take an NSAID till cleared by an allergist. Aleve (naproxen) and Naproxen are the same product, they are also nsaids while Aspirin belongs to a different family of drugs and can also be used if deemed appropriate by your pcp. See your pcp to clarify as to what meds you can and cannot take. ...Read more
Hve had a headache all day. Took aspirin, aleve (naproxen) and bc powder still hurts. Mainly on right front of head. Stabbing pains off and on? What is it?
A bad headache: That is not responding to home remedies needs professional physician evaluation. There are many things that may cause that kind of headache from sinus infections to things inside the skull like blood. Baropressure headaches from weather changes also play a role. Seek help from your physician ...Read more
I took one aleve, (naproxen) and one bayer back 500mg aspirin/ 35mg caffeine before I knew they were safe. I have ate and drank milk will I be okay, no bleeding?
Headache that started 10 mins after albuterol inhaler. 24 hours passed now and still no relief. Tried aleve, aspirin & tylenol (acetaminophen). Caused by albuterol?
BP: Check BP and heart rate......that might be up to cause it. But at this time of year coincidental sinus disease can do it. ...Read more
Is it better to take Meloxicam (15Mg) or Aleve for arthritis (have history of A-fib and currently taking Enalapril, Baby Aspirin, Atorvastatin)?
Better to take Meloxicam or Aleve for arthritis. Have history of A-fib, taking Enalapril, Baby aspirin, atorvastatin.
Meloxicam is a prescription med. Aleve (naprosyn) is OTC does not need a doctors prescription
Meloxicam does not upset the stomach as much as Aleve but maybe not as strong an antiinflammatory as Aleve.
Follow label directions or med guideline sheet in your pharmacy pick up bag ...Read more
What is the best/most effective otc med for tension headache? Aspirin, ibuprofen, Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen)? Or do they all work equally well?
My valproate trough level is 70? g/mL, which nsaid would be right for me? I know aspirin is not, what about ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen)?
General info for all:
. ***Use the following info with care; not all interactions are dangerous, and we take them into account when prescribing. Best not to stop a med after checking interaction info without calling your doctor*** A good source for drug interaction information is http://www. Webmd. Com/interaction-checker/
Neither ibuprofen nor naproxen have a listed interaction with valproate ...Read more
Occasional bruise on leg, not large, goes away in timely manner. Sometimes I take Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin. No nosebleeds, no prob with bleeding from cuts. Not sure where they come from. 43f. Worry?
Need a blood count: While sometimes aleve (naproxen) or Aspirin can cause bruising from minor bummps that you don't notice, you should go to your doctor or a clinic, where you can obtain a blood count, to be sure that your blood cells and platelets are normal and a test of blood clotting, to be sure that it is also normal. ...Read more
Is it safer for your body to use a daily baby aspirin for joint pain or to take one Aleve (naproxen) 1-2 times a week? Worry of bleeding risk or stroke w/BA.
Lower back pain after 5 days of diarreah can not sleep tylenol (acetaminophen) pm, Aleve I am allergic to Advil and aspirin what should I take?
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I've had a few small hives after taking ibuprofen and aspirin. Can I try aleve/naproxen? Never had swelling, breathing issues and don't have asthma.
How much pain will I have after male breast reduction surgery? I need to go back to work as soon as possible, but I can't be on heavy-duty pain meds. Will the pain after male breast reduction surgery be manageable with aspirin or aleve (naproxen)? .
Well tolerated: Although every patient has a different experience after surgery, most patients who undergo male breast reduction surgery tend to do very well from the discomfort standpoint. Much, of course will depend on the patient's specific procedure as well as concerns such as pain threshold. The plastic surgeon will be your best resource when it comes to more specific answers. ...Read more
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