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Aleve Vs Ibuprofen
Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?
Nsaids: Naprosyn (naproxen) and Ibuprofen are both NSAIDS, so you can not take both, but you may take naprosyn (naproxen) as instructed to instead of the Ibuprofen,..BUT note, it is important for continuity of care and good pt/Dr relations to inform your treating Doctor of the medications you are taking so they can be properly documented and that allows the Doctor to know how you are and stay in tuned with your case. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Yes for this one time. Over the counter directions should be followed from on the bottle labeling.
Take with food to protect your stomach. ...Read more
Silly question- I took one 220 mg aleve at 6:30 am, then took 2 200 mg ibuprofen at 8:30 am. Is that ok?
Yes: Thats okay. Don't worry, you'll be just fine. If you are having moderate to severe pain, its okay to take 600 mg ibuprofen every 6 hours, or 800 mg ibuprofen every 8 hours, max out at about 3200 mg per day by prescription but 1200 with OTC dosing. Doses are within a safe range for around 10 days. Naproxen max 660 OTC 1500 Rx. Double the dose of naproxen you take to calculate ibuprofen equivalent ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anyone provide a weight/height based chart for common drug dosages: Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.?
For childern: For adults they are standard doses based usually on a 70 kg man. Always best to look up doses and double check them each time anyway. ...Read more
I'm looking for an Ibuprofen and Aleve dosage chart for adults based on height/weight. I'm 6'4, 200 lbs and standard dosage doesn't cut it. Thank you!
Standard: There is no benefit for taking more than 600 mg 3 times a day or 500 mg 2 times a day even for a person of your size. If the NSAIDs are not helping consider adding acetaminophen or seeing your doctor about another agent. Taking NSAIDs at high does does come with risks so it is best to minimize your intake or use for short periods as needed. ...Read more
I have pain on the right side of my back, I think I my have sat in a weird position for a period of time, but the pain still persists a week later, thoughts? Started taking Aleve today, ibuprofen was not helping. I feels the best when standing, sitting is
Yes, you can: However, always talk to your doctor before starting any new prescription or over-the-counter medication. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but just make sure you take it on a full stomach. Also, don't make it a regular occurrence. ...Read more
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
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