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Naproxen (Definition)

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


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What happens if you take17 aspirin and 3 aleve ?

What happens if you take17 aspirin and 3 aleve
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Acute Overdose: If a person accidentally or intentionally takes a very large dose of aspirin at one time, it's called an acute overdose. Seek emergency medical attention if you have overdosed on an NSAID. ...Read more

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My husband took Aleve this morning. How long does he have to wait to take an aspirin for pain?

My husband took Aleve this morning. How long does he have to wait to take an aspirin for pain?

Now: Can take aspirin now, instead of next dose of Aleve. Do not take both going forward - the side effects are additive, the pain control less so. ...Read more

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Can i take Aleve (naproxen) and aspirin for pain?

Can i take Aleve (naproxen) and aspirin for pain?

Not a good idea: I would not mix these two meds because of a significant increase in the risk of ulcers or GI bleeds with this combination. ...Read more

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I was wondering are aspirin or Aleve (naproxen) bad for your liver?

Rarely: Aleve (naproxen) is more likely to cause liver inflammation but this is a relatively uncommon side effect. ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin with aleve (naproxen)?

Yes, but: Both are anti inflammatory agents. Both can be tough on the stomach lining. Watch your dosage and take with food. Both can also act as blood thinners. Don't use them before or after a surgical procedure until your doctor ok's their use. ...Read more

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Took aspirin 6 hours ago is it safe to take aleve (naproxen) now?I

 Took aspirin 6 hours ago is it safe to take aleve (naproxen) now?I

Yes: That should be ok if ASA has not worked for you Do note that they may have an additive effect on your stomach lining. If you already have stomach problem (gastritis, ulcer etc), consider taking an acid-controller with it. If you need to take NSAID regularly, you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you die from taking Aleve (naproxen) with aspirin together or too much of both together?

Can you die from taking Aleve (naproxen) with aspirin together or too much of both together?

No magic number: Long term use of alleve and/.Or Aspirin can lead to stomach ulcers, esophageal ulcers and a number of other bleeding problems. The serious consequences of these agents relates to bleeding thouhg drugs in this class (nsaids) can cause cardiac and kidney problems. Check with your physician regarding how long and how much you should be taking and are there any alternatives. ...Read more

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Can i take an Aleve (naproxen) several hrs following a baby aspirin ?

See below: Not recommended as the too meds have an additive effect on bleeding and increase GI bleed risk. ...Read more

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Excedrine migraine, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, and Aleve don't work for many other ideas?

Excedrine migraine, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, and Aleve don't work for many other ideas?

Migraine management : Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is better for arthritis inflammation and pain?I have been taking 3250 mg of Bufferin(aspirin) and Dr. suggested Aleve (naproxen) 2 at night 2 at morning?

See answer: I am hoping you meant to place the # 325mg NOT 3250! The latter would be way too high. I would take your doctors advice as s/he is caring for you and can best deliver advice to you situation. Generally speaking aleve (naproxen) is a good medication, but as stated, this needs to be addressed with your treating Doctor. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Which is better to reduce knee swelling Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin?

Which is better to reduce knee swelling Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin?

Knee swelling: Both can reduce swelling. Both have side effects on gi, heart, liver, kidney. Aleve (naproxen) may cuse more retained fluid/edema in the legs if you have hypertension. ...Read more

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Can i take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin or naproxe? Iam allergic from ibuprofen

Can i take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) or aspirin or naproxe? Iam allergic from ibuprofen

See PCP re meds ?: Advil and Ibuprofen are the same thing so if you have a true allergy to the product then you cannot take an NSAID till cleared by an allergist. Aleve (naproxen) and Naproxen are the same product, they are also nsaids while Aspirin belongs to a different family of drugs and can also be used if deemed appropriate by your pcp. See your pcp to clarify as to what meds you can and cannot take. ...Read more

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Hve had a headache all day. Took aspirin, aleve (naproxen) and bc powder still hurts. Mainly on right front of head. Stabbing pains off and on? What is it?

Hve had a headache all day. Took aspirin, aleve (naproxen) and bc powder still hurts. Mainly on right front of head. Stabbing pains off and on? What is it?

A bad headache : That is not responding to home remedies needs professional physician evaluation. There are many things that may cause that kind of headache from sinus infections to things inside the skull like blood. Baropressure headaches from weather changes also play a role. Seek help from your physician ...Read more

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