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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 more
If side effects are as miserable as the medications (naproxen, nafazodone, liothyranine, oxybutenin, lamitrogine) what else will be helpful?
More information: Are you generalizing, or referring to a specific disease entity. Please resubmit your question with more details. ...Read more
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
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?
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 more
My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.
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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I take Fluoxetine, Naproxen, and Lorazepam. Can I also take an iron supplement while taking these medications?
No problem: Iron supplementation should not be an issue with those medications. Please follow the advice of your docs. ...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 more
Can I take Aleve (naproxen) while on UTI medication? I am having cramps. Not sure if they are due to my period just starting or maybe my kidneys..
I would like alternatives to my present prescription medication that is not working. At the present, the va doctor has me on 5mg oxycodone (x2 three times per day), 10mg cyclobenzaprine (two per day), & 500mg naproxen (1 per day). I have spinal degenerati
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
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 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
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