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Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?

Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?

Nsaids: Naprosyn (naproxen) and Ibuprofen are both NSAIDS, so you can not take both, but you may take naprosyn (naproxen) as instructed to instead of the Ibuprofen,.BUT note, it is important for continuity of care and good pt/Dr relations to inform your treating Doctor of the medications you are taking so they can be properly documented and that allows the Doctor to know how you are and stay in tuned with your case. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Can I take ibuprofen and naproxen together? I took a 800mg Ibuprofen this morning and it has had no effect. Can I take a 500mg naproxen 2 hrs later?

Can I take ibuprofen and naproxen together? I took a 800mg Ibuprofen this morning and it has had no effect. Can I take a 500mg naproxen 2 hrs later?

Yes, you can: Ibuprofen 3200 mg per day (4 maximum doses of 800mg). Naproxen 1500 (3 maximum doses of 500mg). Alternate every 4-6 hours. Always talk to your doctor before combining medications. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and naproxen together?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and naproxen together?

Yes, you can: Taking both at once should be OK, but taking too many NSAIDs, every day for several weeks or months can cause damage. Always talk to your doctor before combining medications. ...Read more

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Can I take naproxen sodium & ibuprofen together?

Can I take naproxen sodium & ibuprofen together?

No: It is not recommended to take multiple nsaids together. There is no need or indication to take them together. Please discuss with your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more

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Can you take naproxen and ibuprofen together?

Can you take naproxen and ibuprofen together?

No: Neither metaphors nor nsaids should be mixed. Mixing results in double the toxicity but no significant benefit (if full doses of one are used alone). ...Read more

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Is it unsafe to take ibuprofen, aleve and hydrocodone together for severe tooth pain? What are the side effects?

Is it unsafe to take ibuprofen, aleve and hydrocodone together for severe tooth pain? What are the side effects?

Overdose NSAIDS: You can cause kidney damage by too much ibuprofen and aleve. Don't take toether. Hydrocodone and tylenol or NSAIDs are safe.
Only reasonable course is to see DDS ASAP. ...Read more

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Just took aleve, (naproxen) can I take ibuprofen?

No: Mixing nsaids significantly increasing the risks of serious side effects. Pick one, not both. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen within 4 hours of taking 500mg naproxen?

Can I take ibuprofen within 4 hours of taking 500mg naproxen?

No: You took a high dose of naproxen, so have to wait 12 hours for another nsaid. You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) if still having pain and/or use local cold / hot compresses to relieve discomfort. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen 4 hours after i taking aleve (naproxen)?

Yes: Yes, but just make sure you take it on a full stomach. Also, don't make it a regular occurrence. ...Read more

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Can I take 1 Aleve (naproxen) and two ibuprofen at the same time?

Can I take 1 Aleve (naproxen) and two ibuprofen at the same time?

No: Combining nsaids should be avoided because of the increased risk of serious side effects. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 ibuprofen 12 hours after I've taken an Aleve (naproxen)?

Can I take 2 ibuprofen 12 hours after I've taken an Aleve (naproxen)?

Bad idea: Do not mix NSAIDS: use either Aleve (naproxen) or Advil- not both: taking a double dose of NSAIDS can lead to gastric irritation/bleeding. If you have inadvertently taken both, wait 8 hrs and flood yourself with 8-10 glasses of water. ...Read more

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I've taken ibuprofen and it has not help. Can I take a 550mg naproxen?

I've taken ibuprofen and it has not help. Can I take a 550mg naproxen?

NSAID: I would not immediately take the naproxen. Two NSAID's together increases your risk. I would wait at least 4-6 hours. ...Read more

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If I took ibuprofen 6 hours ago, can I take a dose of naproxen to get me through the night?

Yes.: I am not sure of your dose, but a one time thing is ok. Max dose Ibuprofen is 800 four times/day and Naproxen 550 twice/day. ...Read more

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I u took ibuprofen at 6 a.m. and its now 1 in the afternoon can u take an aleve (naproxen)?

Of course: The maximum daily dose of aleve (naproxen) is 1100 mg. Always ask your doctor for more information about medication and your individual situation. ...Read more

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I took Aleve (naproxen) at noon today how long do i have to wait untill I can take Advil or ibuprofen?

Meds: Depens (penicillamine) for what you are taking, also depens (penicillamine) on dose of both of them. But safest at least 8hours, best after meal. ...Read more

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If I took 1200 mg. of Ibuprofen yesterday around 2 p.m., Can I take 500 mg. of Naproxen now at 9:33 a.m. today?

If I took 1200 mg. of Ibuprofen yesterday around 2 p.m.,
Can I take 500 mg. of Naproxen now at 9:33 a.m. today?

Yes: Hi. While it is not adviseable to take more than 800mg in a single dose of Ibuprofen, this medication is dosed every 8h. This means that more than 18h after your last dose, it is safe to dose with Naproxen 500mg ...Read more

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If I took an aleve (naproxen) at 4am and an ibuprofen at 1030am, can I take an aleve (naproxen) now? It's currently 9pm

If I took an aleve (naproxen) at 4am and an ibuprofen at 1030am, can I take an aleve (naproxen) now? It's currently 9pm

Yes: Yes, it would be ok to take another Aleve (naproxen), (naproxen) now. However, be careful about combining these two medications since they both act on the same way, it is not necessary to use them together. Pick one. Aleve (naproxen) should be taken every 12 hours, whereas ibuprofen can be taken every 8 hours. Hydrate yourself, since these meds taken in excess can damage your kidneys. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been taking naproxen 500 twice a day for some time and can not find it here where I am can I take ibuprofen 600 instead?

Yes: Take the Ibuprofen 3 times daily with meals. You can substitute Aleve 2 tablets twice daily for the prescription naproxen. The dose of Aleve will give you 440 mg of Naproxen twice daily. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) multiple times a day if I was prescribed 500 mgs of naproxen every 6 hours? I am worried because the bottle of Advil (ibuprofen) says no

Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) multiple times a day if I was prescribed 500 mgs of naproxen every 6 hours? I am worried because the bottle of Advil (ibuprofen) says no

Advil (ibuprofen) + Naproxen: Both of these meds are considered NSAIDS which are notorious for causing GI problems (stomach bleeding), The maximum dose of Ibuprofen is 3.2 g, and Naproxen 1.5g daily. Do the math. There are other better ways of managing pain than taking same meds-NSAIDs. You need to consult with a doctor that specializes in pain for more information and medication adjustment. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take ibuprofen with aleve (naproxen)?

Absolutely not: Mixing different nsaids significantly increases the risk of side effects. Pick one. ...Read more

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Can I take two Advil (ibuprofen) liquid gels (200mg.) with a naproxen (500mg.) every 12 hours?

Can I take two Advil (ibuprofen) liquid gels (200mg.) with a naproxen (500mg.) every 12 hours?

Absolutely not: Combining 2 different nsaids at once can significantly increase the risk of side-effects including ulcers and reduction of kidney function. ...Read more

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I just took 800mg of Ibuprofen at 7:30am PDT, can I take an Aleve (naproxen) 220mg, extreme back pain?

I just took 800mg of Ibuprofen at 7:30am PDT, can I take an Aleve (naproxen) 220mg, extreme back pain?

Don't mix these: Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (aleve) and Aspirin are all NSAID s(non steroidal antinflamatory drugs), and should not be taken together at high doses as a rule. As long as you don't have any liver issues it should be safe for you to take up to 1000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) three times per day. For good pain relief try alternating 800mg ibuprofen and 1000mg Tylenol every 4 hours. ...Read more

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I took one liquid gel aleve (naproxen) at 3pm Monday, can I take 1 800mg ibuprofen now at 130am Tuesday?

I took one liquid gel aleve (naproxen) at 3pm Monday, can I take 1 800mg ibuprofen now at 130am Tuesday?

Pain med dosing: No problem. Taking an ibuprofen now will be fine. Aleve (Naproxen) is usually dosed at 220 or 250 mg per pill without a prescription. The max safe daily dose of naproxen is 500 mg every 12 hours. The max safe dose for Ibuprofen is 800 mg every 8 hrs. In general, it is probably best if you stick with one or the other. Even tho it is not quite 12 hrs since the Aleve, it is fine to take ibu now. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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