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Please describe the medication: naproxen?

Please describe the medication: naproxen?

See below: Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Is there any medication safer than naproxen?

Is there any medication safer than naproxen?

As far as NSAIDs?: Naproxen in a recent danish study proved safer for the heart than all other non steroidal ant-inflammatory drugs, even compared to placebo. It will replace some of my other go to drugs. But there are caveats. It can irritate the stomach. It does negate aspirins cardio-protection. It can cause a decrement in renal function in some patients! ...Read more

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Can I take Aleve (naproxen) while on my UTI medication?

Can I take Aleve (naproxen) while on my UTI medication?

Probably: If you have a simple UTI and are on short term antibiotics, there should not be any problems. Since some antibiotics can cause stomach upset- as can alleve- I would consider separating them and especially take the alleve after a meal. ...Read more

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Which medication is better to take daily: Advil or aleve (naproxen)?

Which medication is better to take daily: Advil or aleve (naproxen)?

Number of factors: Your diagnosis, clinical individual situation, level of pain or inflammation, individual risk factors, and the past experience with NSAIDs medications. For example for low back pain Advil is recommended. For TMJ inflammation Aleve (naproxen) is better. Talk to your doctor about whether you can take NSAIDs daily. ...Read more

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Since taking Naproxen 500g twice a day and Amytriptylene 20mg at night, I have put lots of weight on. Can thes medications cause so much weight gain?

Amytriptyline: Can be associated with weight gain, but usually not at such small doses. Time to talk to your doctor about a medication switch and a lifestyle switch as medications generally don't cause weight gain all by themselves. ...Read more

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Doctor gave me a prescription for anaprox (naproxen). Is this drug generally effective?

Doctor gave me a prescription for anaprox (naproxen). Is this drug generally effective?

Of course: Anaprox (naproxen) is an NSAID used to treat pain, swelling, and inflammation. Always consult your doctor before taking any medication. ...Read more

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Medications aren't helping my headache, I've had headaches for 2 months now. My doctor gave me naproxen that isn't working. What should I do?

See a specialist: A neurologist is the best specialist to help you to control your headaches. You may have migraine which requires specific migraine medication instead of the pain meds like naproxen. Migraine meds are called triptans (sumatriptan is one such medication). ...Read more

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Safe to take Aleve (naproxen) for arthritic pain if taking BP medication?

Usually: Aleve (naproxen) may occasionally raise bp. The best way to know is to monitor your BP at home with an inexpensive digital unit. ...Read more

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I know I have pericarditis and when I took naproxen I got an ulcer so I stopped the medication however I still have this pain in my chest?

See your doctor: Certainly pericarditis can cause chest pain and this may be the pain you are experiencing. However, chest pain can have other causes and you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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How much can really be absorbed into the blood stream when medication in form of GEL are apply to the skin. Naproxen or Diclofenac among others?

How much can really be absorbed into the blood stream when medication in form of GEL are apply to the skin. Naproxen or Diclofenac among others?

A little: You will get some absorption of drug, much less than taking it by mouth. A problem can occur however because the potential side effects of the medication can still be seen, as in its effect on blood pressure or potential for GI bleeding ...Read more

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Only OTC medication I have found to help pain of Achilles tendonitis is aleve (naproxen). However, I have to take 600 mg. Is that safe on a regular basis?

Only OTC medication I have found to help pain of Achilles tendonitis is aleve (naproxen). However, I have to take 600 mg. Is that safe on a regular basis?

Yes for short period: Of time, like 4-7 days or so. All nsaids are not recommended for anyone with kidney problems. Normal dose of aleve (naproxen) is 220 or 250 mg twice a day. For short periods of time up to 1000 mg maybe used.
I would recommend pt for stretching and splint.
If no improvement after 6 weeks, then maybe a MRI might be needed to evaluate the status of the achilles tendon. ...Read more

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My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.

My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.

Article: This would need a more detailed answer and more information for someone to actually give you better advice than the md that knows you. Having said that. Think this article will help you
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/endometri/conditioninfo/pages/treatment. Aspx

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Is there any muscle relaxer medication overthe counter? Don't have insurance. Ibuprofen, advil, Aleve (naproxen) doesn't work.

Is there any muscle relaxer medication overthe counter? Don't have insurance. Ibuprofen, advil, Aleve (naproxen) doesn't work.

There is none.: Muscle relaxants are typically prescription medications. These are generally prescribed based on the physician's evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been on a lot of medication including 6 weeks of clarithomycin 2wk 500mg 4wk 250mg. X8 cocodamol. Naproxen, diazepam. Can this delay my period?

Being sick: Those medication aren't necessarily likely to affect your cycle, however any stress in your body can disrupt your hormone levels. Being sick may be more related to your missed period than your medications. ...Read more

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Regular cycle 26d.period a week early. Was on medication over past month. Naproxen, T3 (liothyronine) w/ codin & APO-AMITRIPTYLINEE 10MG. Could this affect my cycle?

Regular cycles: Many factors can cause our menstrual cycles to vary. Just to name a few: eating habits or changes, stress, surgical prcedures, illnesses and medical conditions. ...Read more

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Is Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen safer to take if you have high blood pressure and you are on blood pressure medication?

Is Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen safer to take if you have high blood pressure and you are on blood pressure medication?

Both affect BP: All NSAID's, including ibuprofen and naproxen, have the potential to increase blood pressure (BP). In most people the change is small but, on occasion, a significant elevation of BP may occur. Consider monitoring your BP (call your MD staff so they can assist you in arranging for you to drop in randomly for 3-6 BP checks over the next several weeks) to see if BP is affected while on a NSAID. ...Read more

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I had gestional dibetes. While p after delivery I still get pins and needles in my feet. Dr prescription naproxen it still does not help. What medications help r?

I had gestional dibetes. While p after delivery I still get pins and needles in my feet. Dr prescription naproxen it still does not help. What medications help r?

Depends on the cause: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Is this diabetes, or caused by my medication? I have a spinal injury, and am on the following medications: fentanyl 12mcg/hr trans-dermal patch promethazine 25mg tablet-as needed ibuprofin 800mg 1@every 6 hours as needed naproxen 500mg- 2x daily risperido

Is this diabetes, or caused by my medication? I have a spinal injury, and am on the following medications: fentanyl 12mcg/hr trans-dermal patch promethazine 25mg tablet-as needed ibuprofin 800mg 1@every 6 hours as needed naproxen 500mg- 2x daily risperido

It: It sounds like you went over 24 hours without eating, which could certainly cause low blood sugar. This, combined with your medication regimen could have caused this extreme fatigue. If diabetes runs in your family, your risk of developing the disease is higher. However, experiencing hypoglycemia does not necessarily mean you have diabetes.

Diabetes is diagnosed by blood glucose tests that show a trend of high blood sugars in the blood plasma (over 126). It is manifested by high blood sugar in the blood and low performance of Insulin (which is produced by the body to lower the blood sugar). Symptoms of high blood sugar include extreme thirst/hunger, blurred vision, frequent urination, dry mouth, poor wound healing, recurrent infection and fatigue. See your doctor if you notice any of these signs of high blood sugar. ...Read more

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I'm on prednisone for sinus infection. I have a leg cramp from work. Safe to take Aleve (naproxen) for pain on this medication?

Let your doctor know: And see what they say and have it recorded in your chart. Usually it's safe, But your doctor knows your history, other medications, medical conditions, things that would make a better decision if s/he knew about it first to then advise you on it now. ...Read more

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Could the pain relieve drug Aleve (naproxen) have severe side effects like bleeding?

Could the pain relieve drug Aleve (naproxen) have severe side effects like bleeding?

Alleve: Is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug like Motrin and can result in excessive bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the pain relieve drug Aleve (naproxen) to have severe side effects like bleeding?

Absolutely: Aleve (naproxen) cause causes ulcers, gastritis and significant GI bleeding, especially with longer term use. ...Read more

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Why was my drug test positive for THC & cocaine when all I take is 500mg naproxen?

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Why was my drug test positive for THC & cocaine when all I take is 500mg naproxen?

False positive?: False positives have been reported with use of NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory agents). May need to repeat test. ...Read more

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