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Doctor insights on: Coming Off Naproxen

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Can I take two naproxen?

Can I take two naproxen?

Depends: It depends upon the strength. The over the counter strength is 220 mg and the maximum dose of this is 2 tabs twice a day. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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What is naproxen use for?

What is naproxen use for?

Pain/swelling: It is a non- steroidal antiinflammatory mediciation: use with caution. ...Read more

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What is naproxen used for?

Naproxene: Naproxene is an anti inflammatory pain killer used as analgesic and for arthritis lke rhematoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other inflammatory conditions like tendinitis, myositis.It is also used as analgesic like alleve. Can be used for any kind of pain. ...Read more

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How effective is naproxen?

How effective is naproxen?

As good as any: There are at least a dozen antiinflammatory meds on the market. Naproxen is effective but not for everyone. The reason there are so many medications is because not one is uniquely superior to the others. One person will "swear" by Naproxen while another says it "does nothing for me". ...Read more

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What is naproxen ip 190 for?

What is naproxen ip 190 for?

See details: It is a 500 mg tablet of naproxen, an anti-inflammatory med used for several purposes, most often to treat arthritis. ...Read more

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What is anaprox (naproxen) for?

NSAID (Aleve): Naproxen is used to relieve pain from various conditions such as headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain. ...Read more

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What is naproxen prescribed for?

What is naproxen prescribed for?

Pain/inflammation: Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug basically used to treat arthritic pain and inflammation. Because of its mechanism of action it is also used to treat unrelated issues that cause pain such as menstrual cramping and headaches. ...Read more

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Can you get naprosyn (naproxen)?

Prescription Drug: Naprosyn (naproxen) belongs to the NSAID drug class and requires a prescription typically. Otc variants include motrin, alleve, etc. ...Read more

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Is naprosyn better than naproxen?

Is naprosyn better than naproxen?

Identical meds: They are the same thing. Naprosyn (naproxen) is the brand name, Naproxen the generic name. ...Read more

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Anything when taking aleve (naproxen)?

Question unclear: Naproxyn, like other similar compounds may produce abdominal pain and upper GI bleeding, and can predispose to cardiovascular events which can be life-threatening. Can also interfere with some anti-depressants. ...Read more

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Can I take Aleve and naproxen together?

Same med: They are the same thing. Please adher to daily maximum dosage recommendations. ...Read more

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Is 6 Aleve (naproxen) in 1 day too much?

No: However, that is the maximum dose of Naproxen you should take in a day. ...Read more

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Take 2 Aleve (naproxen) daily. Problems?

Not really: Just make sure you get plenty of water to drink so that your kidneys get "flushed out". ...Read more

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How many Aleve equal Anaprox (naproxen)?

Naproxen sodium: Aleve is a consumer brand of generic naproxen sodium while Anaprox is a prescription brand of generic naproxen sodium. Anaprox 275mg of naproxen sodium is equivalent to 250mg naproxen while Aleve 220mg of naproxen sodium is equivalent to 200mg naproxen. You won't find an exact match unless you count 5 Aleve or 4 Anaprox but that's way too much to take at once. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 500mg naproxen at one time?

Can I take 2 500mg naproxen at one time?

No: Better not, maximum is 500 mg/dose, if you are in extreme pain, call/see your doctor or go to urgent care or ER. You can also alternate acetaminophen with naproxen if needed, but inform your doctor too, best wishes ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: naproxen?

See below: Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis. ...Read more

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Is taking 8 aleve (naproxen) at once bad?

NSAID: It may cause gastritis and if you have underlying kidney disease it may also be a problem leading deterioration in kidney function ...Read more

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How does Aleve (naproxen) work long term?

Cuts inflammation: Alleve will decrease inflammation and allow for improved healing and decreased pain while an injury recovers. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory med and helps with inflammation. Longer term use keeps this inflammation at bay. It can also lead to more severe side effects like ulcers, bleeding issues or renal damage with long term use and needs to be monitored. There are better long term nsaids. ...Read more

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Naprosyn (naproxen) 500mg, can I snort it?

No: Take it with food or snack as prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is naproxen related or similar to naprelan?

Yes: Naprelan (naproxen) is an extended-release forumla of Naproxen purported to have less stomach irritation. Of course it is 100's of times more expensive and probably dosen't appreciably lower the risk of GI complications. Also, all nsaid's like Naproxen slightly increase the risk of vascular complications such as stroke, heart attack and high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can naproxen 500 mg be used recreationally?

Why?: To get high? No. To treat sprains and aches from sporting activities, yes! ...Read more

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How long does naproxen stay in your system?

Naproxen: In a patient with normal kidney and liver function, Naproxen would normally be completely out of the body within 5 - 7 days. ...Read more

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What are the effects of anaprox (naproxen)?

Anaprox (naproxen): This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory - so it will reduce pain, reduce swelling, it may irritate your stomach also. It will also reduce fever. ...Read more

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Is there any medication safer than naproxen?

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

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Can I continue taking Naproxen and fishoils?

In a way, if followed: Those 2 medications can be taken together, but continuing use of any medication, especially an NSAID like Naprosyn, (naproxen) should be followed and monitored regularly by a health care provider, as long term use may lead to kidney and/or gastrointestinal side effects. Best wishes. ...Read more

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