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I'm on Plavix and have a bad headache. Can I take an Aleve?

I'm on Plavix and have a bad headache. Can I take an Aleve?

Caution: I would avoid taking non steroidal products along with plavix due to the increased risk of bleeding with the mix.
Simple tylenol may be a better choice. Should the headache become very severe, change your vision or get nausous go to the ER ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Can you take mobic (meloxicam) if you are on plavix?

Can you take mobic (meloxicam) if you are on plavix?

No: That combination would increase the risk of a significant GI bleed. ...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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Can you take Triphala and Plavix (clopidogrel) together?

Not sure: Triphala churna is an Ayurvedic medicine that is reported to remove toxins from the GI tract & cleanse the liver, gallbladder& kidneys. I could not find any information about mixing this with plavix (clopidogrel). A naturopathic healer might be able to investigate this further. ...Read more

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Can you take plavix (clopidogrel) the morning of dialysis?

Can you take plavix (clopidogrel) the morning of dialysis?

Yes: If Plavix (clopidogrel) is needed, for instance within a year of receiving a drug eluting stent, it can be taken during dialysis treatments. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 2 aleve every 12 hours for a bad toothache?

Is it ok to take 2 aleve every 12 hours for a bad toothache?

Dental appointment: See your dentist for a dental examination to determine the cause and treat your dental discomfort. The dentist will prescribe pain medication if needed in addition. The pain will only be masked by self prescribing pain medication without treatment and the outcome would only be transient. ...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 pain medicine is safe to take with plavix (clopidogrel)?

What pain medicine is safe to take with plavix (clopidogrel)?

Avoid NSAIDs/Aspirin: Nonsteroidal-antiinflammatory drugs (nsaids-such as motrin/aleve) and aspirin-based analgesic can interact with Plavix (clopidogrel) and increases risk of bleeding/stomach and intestinal ulcers/performation etc. Otherwise narcotic pain killers (some mixed with tylenol) are ok to take while being on plavix (clopidogrel). Like all medicine, use the smallest effective dose for shortest duration possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long post-stroke take plavix (clopidogrel)? 3 month or more?

How long post-stroke take plavix (clopidogrel)? 3 month or more?

Depends: It depends on the indication. Usually if prescribed post stroke, one stays on clopidogrel indefinitely unless there are severe side effects. Some physicians prescribe it for few weeks or months and then switch to some other medication (aspirin, for example). Please ask your doctor what was the indication. ...Read more

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Can you take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and plavix at the same time?

Lipitor (atorvastatin): You can take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Plavix at the same time, very common to be given together. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and the only thing that works is Aleve. Can take 3 tablets together? They are 220mg. I weigh 120pounds, 5’9 in height.

I have endometriosis and the only thing that works is Aleve. Can take 3 tablets together? They are 220mg. I weigh 120pounds, 5’9 in height.

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can produce any and all of the symptoms described, but low dose oral bcp's should relieve most if taken correctly. Stopping the ovarian production of estrogen, and the consequent dropping of estrogen levels pre-ovulation and pre-menstrual will stop most symptoms and preserve your fertility, at least at the degree you have now. See your gyn provider for an exam and advice. ...Read more

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Fem70+Contraversy on Statins which I don't want to take. On Fabrizate +Plavix but may not be affective TIA like symptom Temp visionloss. Statin+CoQ10?

Fem70+Contraversy on Statins which I don't want to take. On Fabrizate +Plavix but may not be affective TIA like symptom Temp visionloss. Statin+CoQ10?

More info?: If your cholesterol is elevated, then statins should be considered. If you have documented plaque anywhere, or are a diabetic, then you should definitely be on a statin. CoQ10 may help reduce side effects. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 aleves (naproxen) at a time?

Is it ok to take 3 aleves (naproxen) at a time?

No: This is considered an overdose of the medication. If you are having that much pain and inflammation, consult your doctor for a proper dosage of medicine or a prescription. ...Read more

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What happens if you take too much aleve (naproxen)?

No!: Can cause kidney problems as well as bleeding it the gastrointestinal system (e.g. Stomach). ...Read more

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What happens when someone takes too much aleve (naproxen)?

Serious problems: He or she can end up with serious toxicity from the med including ulcers, GI bleeds and compromise of kidney function. ...Read more

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Best time to take plavix (clopidogrel)?

See below: No one time is better than another. Take daily. ...Read more

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May I take PLAVIX (clopidogrel) with EPA?

Likely yes: Not without speaking with your heart doctor. If you don't have a heart doctor, then talk to your primary care provider. Most people could but when on medications like Plavix, (clopidogrel) it's better to discuss any new medication or supplement with your doctor including all OTC meds. ...Read more

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Who should not take Plavix (clopidogrel)?

Plavix (clopidogrel): "he use of PLAVIX (clopidogrel) is contraindicated in the following conditions: Hypersensitivity to the drug substance or any component of the product. Active pathological bleeding such as peptic ulcer or intracranial hemorrhage." See: http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/drugInfo. Cfm? Setid=19ebf09d-cf0d-4744-a874-a3a9f0b624b4 ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Can I take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Interactions?: Yes, this is a common combination for treatment of cold symptoms. You might prefer to take with food to minimize nausea, particularly the Aleve. You could also take an hour or so apart if taking all that medicine at once causes nausea.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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What time of day hshould I take plavix (clopidogrel)?

Doesnot matter: Take same time everyday so you donot forget. ...Read more

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I take plavix (clopidogrel) and I've been out for about 5days will it be all rigjt?

I take plavix (clopidogrel) and I've been out for about 5days will it be all rigjt?

Possibly not: Especially if you are taking it due to placement of a drug coated stent within the last 12 months. If this is the case you are at increased risk of stent thrombosis. See yor doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get plavix (clopidogrel) out of your system I took it for 31/2 months?

Double question: The active metabolite has an elimination half-life of about eight hours. Following an oral dose of 14c-labeled clopidogrel in humans, approximately 50% was excreted in the urine and approximately 46% in the feces in the five days after dosing. Because Plavix works by irreversibly inhibiting a receptor on platelet cell membranes, the effect of the drug will linger even though the drug is gone. ...Read more

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Can I take Aleve and cephalexin together?

Can I take Aleve and cephalexin together?

Sounds ok: A person who has no problems taking naproxen (Aleve) by itself, and who has no problems taking cephalexin (Keflex) by itself, should also have no problem taking Aleve and cephalexin together. The two medications do not have noticeable interactions with one another. ...Read more

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Plavix (Definition)

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Aleve (Definition)

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