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Does Aleve Cause Constipation
Constipation.: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more
return of symptoms: Can cause return of symptoms for which it was initially utilized. ...Read more
No: No, aleve (naproxen) does not cause eye twitches nor pulses. Aleve (naproxen) is a non-steroidal anti-inlammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat inflammation and pain. It is in the same family of drugs as Aspirin and ibuprofen. Eye twitches can come from irritation of the eye, anxiety, or neurological conditions ranging from harmless to serious. Ask your doctor about your eye twitches. ...Read more
No: We can only guess what causes diffuse large b-cell lymphoma, but we know there are at least 3 genetic subtypes. See: http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/105/5/1851 This implies gene mutations are very important in this disease, as in most (if not all) blood borne malignancies. As far as anyone knows, Aleve (naproxen) PM (or any drug like it ) does not cause genetic mutation or clearly increase cancer risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After being diagnosed with acid reflux caused by taking Aleve for 10 days, will this resolve after taking Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine)?
See details: The Naproxen does not cause acid reflux as its actually can cause major esophageal irritation and even esophageal ulcers. Stopping all nsaids is an essential step. The symptom should resolve over time usually with priolosec. Zantac (ranitidine) is less effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take between 3 and 9 Aleve (naproxen) per day. Prior to this I was taking naproxin for 10 - 12 years. I am now spilling ptotein. Could this be the cause?
Yes: Excessive non steroidal anti- inflammatory agents such as Aleve (naproxen) or Naproxen can cause interstitial nephritis and lead to kidney dysfunction and possible acute kidney failure. Spilling protein in the urine is an indication that the kidneys are starting to failure. With protein in your urine, stop taking Aleve (naproxen) immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: As you imply, there is controversy over how serious the role of nsaisd and liver damage really is. The best reference I have seen is world j gastroenterol 2010 december 7; 16(45) 5651-5661. While there is some risk with all nsaids, discontinuation usually reverses problem. The presence of jaundice is a serious risk factor for liver failure. Sulindac and nimesulide have both been linked hi risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer