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Which is more effective voltaren (diclofenac) or naproxen for neck pain?

Which is more effective voltaren (diclofenac) or naproxen for neck pain?

Both: Both medications can be effective for neck pain. Trying each one separately for a few days would better help you chose which one to take. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

Either of the two: Some people's pain can respond to one nonsteriodal and not another. ...Read more

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Should voltaren (diclofenac) 75 mg and naproxen 500mg be taken at the same time?

Should voltaren (diclofenac) 75 mg and naproxen 500mg be taken at the same time?

No: Both of them are nonsteridal inflammatory drugs and taking both of them at the same time may give you more severe untoward side effects such as abdominal pain, bleeding. You shoul take one of them after a meal. . ...Read more

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Can I mix diclofenac 75 mg and 2 aleve (naproxen)?

Can I mix diclofenac 75 mg and 2 aleve (naproxen)?

Diclofenac and Aleve (naproxen): Dear Jessi: Diclofenac is in the NSAIDs class of anti-inflammtory drugs and Aleve (Naproxen) is also a NSAID. The risk for side effects with NSAIDs is high, such as stomach ulcers. I discourage patients from taking more than 1 type of NSAID together as side effects can be serious even if you don't have stomach pain. There are other effects, such as kidney and liver problems with NSAIDs. Nisha ...Read more

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If I took naproxen 12 hours ago would it be ok to take diclofenac now?

Usually one or the o: Usually you take one or the other and not both types. It will be ok this one time. But I say this knowning nothing else about your total health problems You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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How much can really be absorbed into the blood stream when medication in form of GEL are apply to the skin. Naproxen or Diclofenac among others?

How much can really be absorbed into the blood stream when medication in form of GEL are apply to the skin. Naproxen or Diclofenac among others?

A little: You will get some absorption of drug, much less than taking it by mouth. A problem can occur however because the potential side effects of the medication can still be seen, as in its effect on blood pressure or potential for GI bleeding ...Read more

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Which is better: Naproxen or Voltaren (diclofenac) for trigger finger (thumb) treatment? Want least side effects but effective inflammation treatment.

Naproxen v Voltaren (diclofenac): That's like asking if Batman is better than Superman! Both Naproxen & Voltaren (diclofenac) are NSAIDs. For that matter, so is Ibuprofen. It's just that Naproxen & Ibuprofen are available w/o prescription in States whereas Voltaren (diclofenac) requires prescription. Because they're all NSAIDs, they function exactly the same. For each drug, risk & benefit varies depending upon dose. In the end, only you can decide which 4u ...Read more

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Do I need wear arm sling if have rotator cuff injury and shoulder strain? Is safe take ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) with diclofenac 75mg?

Do I need wear arm sling if have rotator cuff injury and shoulder strain? Is safe take ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) with diclofenac 75mg?

Ask the Dr: The Dr who diagnosed the injury is the best to ask for recommendations specific to your case - but it's worth trying the sling to see if the protection it provides reduces your pain. The medications you mention do not have reports of problems in combo, so just use as directed and notice anything you don't like. I hope you heal well. See Dr if worsens or lasts too long (weeks). ...Read more

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I took naproxen 500mg n hr ago can I take nyquil now? I don't feel good at all n can't sleep.

I took naproxen 500mg n hr ago can I take nyquil now? I don't feel good at all n can't sleep.

Pain caused insomnia: You are taking Naproxen an NSAID should not interfere with nyquil for sleep. Read the label for any warnings. I am not totally familiar with otc nyquil. Hope you feel better soon. ...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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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 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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Please describe the medication: naproxen?

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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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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What would happen if I took two naproxen 500mg?

GI upset.: The mechanism of NSAIDs, which if used in high doses, can cause GI upset and GI bleeding, weakens the protective covering of the stomach. Generally not recommended to take 2 naproxen, but would likely not cause a toxic reaction if it occurs once. ...Read more

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I took 10 500mg pills of naproxen so what should I expect?

I hope: I hope that you didn't take all 10 at once! You should only take 1 every 12 hrs - taking it more frequently increases your risk of kidney damage and gastritis! Both are very serious. If you are taking it properly, you should notice a decrease in inflammation/pain. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took way too much aleve (naproxen)?

GI and kidney proble: The major risks involve GI (ulcers and bleeds) and damage to the kidneys. Nsaids such as Naproxen (aleve) should never be taken in doses higher than recommended. ...Read more

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Can naproxen make you drowsy?

NO: This is not a usual side effect of naproxyn. ...Read more

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