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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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Can I take aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) 1's?

Can I take aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) 1's?

Aleve (naproxen): Yes. Make sure you are taking the appropriate dose at the right intervals. ...Read more

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How many Aleve can I take in a day? Or is Tylenol (acetaminophen) better!

How many Aleve can I take in a day? Or is Tylenol (acetaminophen) better!

2 a day: Per instructions on the package unless directed differently by your doctor. If it is not helping then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had tylenol (acetaminophen) like 2 1/2 hours ago can I take an aleve now?

I had tylenol (acetaminophen) like 2 1/2 hours ago can I take an aleve now?

Yes but caution: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and alleve work in distinct ways to alleviate pain. But just because they are available over-the-counter doesn't mean they are entirely safe. Always take alleve with food, do not mix tylenol (acetaminophen) with alcohol, and keep well-hydrated. Ses your doctor if you have continued need for these meds. They may alleviate symptoms, but do not get at the root cause. ...Read more

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My pain is severe. I took 2 aleve. Would it be ok to take 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength?

My pain is severe. I took 2 aleve. Would it be ok to take 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength?

No reports: Dangerous interactions are not listed, but you may want to see a professional for any severe pain especially if it is new. At least ask a pharmacist for an opinion about your condition as viewed by them. ...Read more

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My 14 year old daughter took aleve this morning (5-6 hours ago). Can she take one tylenol (500mg) now?

My 14 year old daughter took aleve this morning (5-6 hours ago). Can she take one tylenol (500mg) now?

Aleve and Tylenol ok: Aleve is naproxen which is an NSAID. Tylenol is acetaminophen which is not an NSAID. It is ok to take aleve and Tylenol or ibuprofen (Advil) and Tylenol. It is not ok to have naproxen (aleve) and ibuprofen (Advil) together. People should also make sure if they are taking cold meds that they don't have these ingredients in them already. ...Read more

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Which is best to take for a toothache. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil, or Aleve?

Which is best to take for a toothache. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil, or Aleve?

Seek treatment: A toothache shouldn't be ignored. A dentist should check your mouth and recommend a treatment. As a temporary palliative for pain, advil or aleve (naproxen) would be the most effective. ...Read more

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While on lexapro can I take tylenol (acetaminophen)? Why isn't aleve safe?

While on lexapro can I take tylenol (acetaminophen)? Why isn't aleve safe?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (such as lexapro) may enhance the antiplatelet effect of NSAID (such as Aleve/Advil). NSAID may diminish the therapeutic effect of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. That being said, many of my patients take both with no problems. ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) sinus congestion and pain after taking one aleve?

Yes: Yes you can. Tylenol (acetaminophen) sinus congestion should not have a non-steroidal anti inflammatory (which aleve is) in it. ...Read more

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Ian taking 10mg of lexapro, lately I have been experiencing a stiff neck and headaches, I read you cannot take aleve or Advil, Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help?

Ian taking 10mg of lexapro, lately I have been experiencing a stiff neck and headaches, I read you cannot take aleve or Advil, Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help?

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold medicine and Aleve together?

Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold medicine and Aleve together?

In general this: Would be OK. You don't want to exceed 4 grams total of Tylenol (acetaminophen) per day from all sources combined. ...Read more

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Why does one doctor recommend tylenol (acetaminophen) while another doctor says to take Aleve or vice versus?

Preference: They are similar in many ways. Both are otc. Both can have negative effects on organs if overused. ...Read more

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I take Mobic 15 mg for arthritis. Can I take 2 Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) together.?

I take Mobic 15 mg for arthritis. Can I take 2 Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) together.?

NSAIDs: U should not mix Mobic and Aleve as this may cause troubles with kidneys, blood pressure, stomach etc.
On the other hand combination of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Mobic is acceptable and some times advisable.
Hope u feel better. ...Read more

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I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if I have a few beers in me?

I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if I have a few beers in me?

Together can get ulc: Together the alcohol and the advil or aleve (naproxen) can lead to increased gastric irritation including gastritis and ulcers. These can be integrated into you general helath issues with your physician. ...Read more

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Can you take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aleve, and Ibuprofen 600 MG together?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) Aleve Ibup: Hello. Don't take Aleve and Ibuprofen at the same time. They are both NSAIDs. Taking both together can lead to unwanted side effects like severe stomach pain, GI bleeds, etc. Try staggering your medications. Take Ibuprofen (no more than 800mg). See how you do before taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) (max single dose 1000mg). Try Aleve and Tylenol (acetaminophen) stagger on the following day to compare your pain relief outcome. ...Read more

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My eyes swell up, like extremely when I take Advil or aleve; but I can take tylenol (acetaminophen) fine. Why?

My eyes swell up, like extremely when I take Advil or aleve; but I can take tylenol (acetaminophen) fine. Why?

Allergic reaction: I recommend not using non steroidal anti inflammatory medications like aleve or advil again. You are obviously having an allergic relation that is not common but reported to occur with this class of medications. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not within the same class and you seem to tolerate it fine, just don't take more than is recommended by the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Is Aleve safe to take for pain and fever durning pregnancy? I was told I could take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) but I don't have any.

Not really: Aleve (naproxen) is contraindicated in the third trimester. It also can cause prolonged bleeding if you would start to bleed. I would get some Tylenol or generic acetaminophen. ...Read more

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I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) if I have a headache. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if I had a headache after a night of drinking?

Hanover headache: Tylenol (acetaminophen) for hangover headaches doesn't do much, according to my patients. Aleve liquid caplets seem to help the best. 1-2 tabs can last 12-24 hours. Or you can also try exceedrin migraine, which has some caffeine (small amount), Tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin. My patients have also had good results with this. ...Read more

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I took aleve and was going to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus is it okay to take them so close together and with my reg meds synthroid valtrex floxitine?

Not recommended: Fluoxitine, Aleve and Tylenol (acetaminophen) have possible significant interaction and monitoring by your doctor is required. Always before beginning any new drug, it is important to review your medical history with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have chronic knee pain from chondromalacia. My dr gave my Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for pain. Can I take it with Aleve at the same time. How many aleve can u take.

I have chronic knee pain from chondromalacia. My dr gave my Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for pain. Can I take it with Aleve at the same time. How many aleve can u take.

You can: The recommended dosage on allege I believe is one every eight hours. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and alleve don't interfere with each other.
Long term usage of either medication is not recommended. ...Read more

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Tylenol (Definition)

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more