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My face has been hurting a lot for a while. i heard it could be an allergy to aleve, should i quit? didnt take any today, im taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) for aller

My face has been hurting a lot for a while. i heard it could be an allergy to aleve, should i quit? didnt take any today, im taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) for aller

Unlikely: It is unlikely that is could be due to Aleve (naproxen). You may have sinus pressure from allergies or a sinus infection. Other causes of facial pain could include Temporomandibular joint pain or trigeminal neuralgia. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I'm curious what could happen if you take 11 Aleve and 4 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to treat allergies?

I'm curious what could happen if you take 11 Aleve and 4 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to treat allergies?

See details: You will end up in the er with significant GI irritation (ulcers, bleeds) and possible kidney damage. If you are thinking of doing this, get help immediately. ...Read more

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If I have an allergy to Advil can I taje aleve (naproxen)?

If I have an allergy to Advil can I taje aleve (naproxen)?

Absolutely not: If you are allergic to one, it is almost certain you are allergic to both. ...Read more

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What does Aleve (naproxen) allergy do to you?

What does Aleve (naproxen) allergy do to you?

Varies: The allergy symptoms can vary from person to person, depending on the organs affected. The worst case is throat swelling leading to death. ...Read more

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Is a humidifier helpful to Aleve (naproxen) allergy simptoms at night?

Is a humidifier helpful to Aleve (naproxen) allergy simptoms at night?

HUMID AIR IS GOOD!: Humid air is good for most inhalent allergies. The best is warm humid air, hence the reason that swimming is a good sport for people with mild asthma. Conversely, very dry cold air will worsen symptoms. ...Read more

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I have chills and slight nausea. What medicine should I take- Aleve for the bad fever or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the allergy?

I have chills and slight nausea. What medicine should I take- Aleve for the bad fever or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the allergy?

Perhaps both: You could take both but you didn't mention any specific allergy symptoms. Nausea could easily be a symptom of infection. And chills are not a symptom of allergy. In that case Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will only make you sleepy. It's not a very good medication for nausea. Take your Ibuprofen and go to bed. ...Read more

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I'm taking Aleve (naproxen) for mild knee injury. while getting allergy shots will it minimize reactions? Can it mask reactions? Should I let my allergist know?

Yes.A simple phone: call to your Dr's nurse with the above info and a call back number,if needed,can be the easiest way to get word to Doc.Aleve (naproxen) should not affect your allergy shots in any way. ...Read more

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Possible naproxen allergy? Increased bp, heart rate, intense red itch tops of feet, arms, torso. Went to dr, ekg&bp normal by arrival. Didn't link Aleve use until today, used in frequently in past.

Possible naproxen  allergy? Increased bp, heart rate, intense red itch tops of feet, arms, torso. Went to dr, ekg&bp normal by arrival. Didn't link Aleve use until today, used in frequently in past.

Quite possibly: The reaction you describe certainly sounds like an allergic reaction to something you ingested , possibly the aleve (naproxen). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) are fairly allergenic, and you develop an allergy to something at any point. So if the timeline to your symptoms fits with aleve (naproxen) ingestion, i would be highly suspicious. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for acute relief of current symptoms. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

Use other NSAID: Don't take any. However, there are other nsaids that you can take. Do not take Ibuprofen as this will cause a similar allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Naproxen allergy?

Naproxen allergy: Naproxen (Midol, Aleve, Naprelan) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/naproxen.html ...Read more

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If I have an aspirin allergy, with gastritis, why does naproxen not cause me problems?

What are the: symptoms? It could be rather an adverse drug reaction to aspirin and not a true allergy. If you do have true allergic reaction to aspirin, you better avoid all the NSAIDs , including naproxen, as you may very well develop a reaction later. Follow up with your allergist, or see one if you haven't already, check acaai.org or aaaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more

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My wife has developed a sudden allergy to nsaids and can no longer take naproxen, ponstan etc for severe period pain. Are there alternatives?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen is available over the counter. Other pain medications will require a prescription. Consider using a birth control method to suppress periods. If she does not have periods then the pain will not come. Birth control pills, nuvaring, the depoprovera shot and Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are all options. ...Read more

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Advisable to do wisdom tooth extraction when their period just arrrived? What kind of painkiller will be prescribed to a naproxen sodium allergy ppl?

Not a problem: One's menstruation and minor surgical procedures can commingle without problems. After a review of your health history, your dental surgeon will be able to prescribe appropriate medications for pain relief other than naproxen. ...Read more

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56 year-old woman notices radicular pain after taking vitamin B6 supplement for three years.....?

56 year-old woman notices radicular pain after taking vitamin B6 supplement for three years.....?

B6 toxicity is well recognized: There are a few questions that need to be asked in this case. Exactly how much B6 was the patient taking? According to recommended standards 200mg daily is the limit. Toxicity is thought to occur at levels of 1000mg. daily and above though much lower have been reported on rare occasions(100-300mg). Secondly, what exactly was the quality of her pain? Described symptoms of neural toxicity involves sensory neuropathy described mainly as burning dysesthesias and numbness. The case talks about a RADICULOPATHY. That is typically not the same type of pain as we find in chemical toxicities. Pain in the feet could very well be dysesthesias but the history could be a bit more specific there in order to attach more positive points for B6 sequelae. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16320662 ...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?

What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

Celebrex (celecoxib): Depends. Both are nsaids. Celebrex (celecoxib) is primarily a cox-2 inhibitor so it was originally thought to be less likely to cause reflux, stomach ulcers. Long term it has not shown any difference a year out. Both have a cardiac warning, although at least theoretically aleve(naproxen) would be less likely to cause this. Short term both are fine as long as you do not have and kidney or heart disease. ...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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I accidentally took Aleve and Midol together and now I feel very tired. Will I be ok?

You will be fine.: Some patients experience fatigue/tiredness with NSAIDS and you are probably one of them. Just rest and relax, it will pass in a few hours. ...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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Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Aleve (Definition)

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