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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 Cheers C ...Read more
Does naproxen 500mg and cyclobenzaprine 5mg increase blood pressure? Doctor prescribed both these medications, and my blood pressure went up suddenly yesterday. Is that a side effect?
Is there any muscle relaxer medication overthe counter? Don't have insurance. Ibuprofen, advil, Aleve (naproxen) doesn't work.
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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer