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Doctor insights on: Dangers Of Naproxen Sodium

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I took meloxicam 15mg about 12 hours ago and then just now took two 220mg naproxen sodium by accident... Am I in any danger? What should I do?

I took meloxicam 15mg about 12 hours ago and then just now took two 220mg naproxen sodium by accident... Am I in any danger? What should I do?

2 NSAIDs: Combination increases risk of GI bleeding & possible damage to kidneys. Make sure there's plenty in your stomach to buffer it against the meds & drink plenty of fluids to keep kidneys well flushed. If vomit blood or see black, tarry stools or blood in urine, see pcp or er doc at once. Best not to mix meds of same family to prevent such occurrences. ...Read more

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Could I take with naproxen sodium 220mg?

Could I take with naproxen sodium 220mg?

Usually: If you have no GI or heart issues and normal kidney function, it is fine to take this low dose of naproxen. Take it only with food to reduce GI irritation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take more than 3 naproxen sodium tablets within 24 hours?

Is it safe to take more than 3 naproxen sodium tablets within 24 hours?

Mabye: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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What amount HCl does it take to neutralize a 220 mg tablet of naproxen sodium?

What amount HCl does it take to neutralize a 220 mg tablet of naproxen sodium?

Are you serious?: Where did you come up with that one? Naproxen quickly leaves the system. HCL is never used to neutralize any NSAID. ...Read more

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How much naproxen sodium a day will cas lethal or near lethal damage to me. I have ingested 4400 mg and 5000mgs of penicillin and my pain still strong?

How much naproxen sodium a day will cas lethal or near lethal damage to me. I have ingested 4400 mg and 5000mgs of penicillin and my pain still strong?

Naproxen/penicillin?: Huh? Did you mean naproxen or penicillin? It is quite difficult to take too much of either Penicillin or naproxen. If pain is not relieved with maximal dose naproxen - about 1.5 grams per day then increasing the dose above that is unlikely to produce any further pain relief and ore likely to produce side effects such as kidney failure / damage. ...Read more

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Does naproxen sodium thin the blood?

Does naproxen sodium thin the blood?

Like aspirin..: Naproxen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pills (advil, aleve (naproxen) but not tylenol) make blood platelets less sticky and so promote bleeding. They don't literally make the blood thinner, just that blood clots more slowly. They should be minimized, taken with meals, and ask doc about any special bleeding risks. ...Read more

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Can naproxen sodium be taken with hydrocodone?

Yes: Naproxen or naprosyn (naproxen) is classified as a non steroidal anti inflammatory. It is non narcotic. It may be taken with narcotics, which hydrocodone is. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

Use other NSAID: Don't take any. However, there are other nsaids that you can take. Do not take Ibuprofen as this will cause a similar allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I took 500 mg naproxen sodium 5 hours ago can I take a Tylenol?

I took 500 mg naproxen sodium 5 hours ago can I take a Tylenol?

Yes: Do not drink alcohol when you take Tylenol. Do not take more than 4 gm in one day. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Will Naproxen Sodium Tablets 220 mg, reduce fever or stop an upcoming fever?

Yes: Naproxen will reduce fever, and possibly affect an expected fever. When you have a fever and suppress it, remember the underlying cause is not affected so make sure you know what it is. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 25mg of nortriptyline and 1100 mg of naproxen sodium daily?

Yes.: I am concerned about the dose of your Naproxen though. Were you prescribed by a physician or is it over the counter self medication? Please make sure you checked this out with your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I may be having side effect symptoms from naproxen sodium. Should I go to the doctors immediately?

Yes: It is difficult to answer this question without knowing what symptoms you are experiencing. When in doubt, it is always prudent to speak with the doctor who prescribe it. ...Read more

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Prednisone and naproxen sodium...Compatibility?

Prednisone and naproxen sodium...Compatibility?

Probably OK: Both of these drugs can irritate the stomach, and together they can be a one-two punch. However, many patients do just fine especially if they did not have stomach issues to start with. Your prescribing md will be able to tell you what to watch out for. ...Read more

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Can you take acetaminophen and naproxen sodium for pain at the same time?

Can you take acetaminophen and naproxen sodium for pain at the same time?

See below: They typically do not pose any problems together unless you have health conditions that excludes you from taking these medicines. Check with your doctor before starting any new medications. ...Read more

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