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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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Can I take aspirin with aleve (naproxen)?

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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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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Worse for bilirubin, aspirin or naproxen?

Worse for bilirubin, aspirin or naproxen?

Neither: It depends on why the bilirubin is elevated. It could be benign elevation, it could be related to a variety of different types of liver diseases. The question is why is the bilirubin elevated. With that information, and the type of liver disease you have we can better recommend. ...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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Should I take low dose aspirin before or after taking naproxen?

Should I take low dose aspirin before or after taking naproxen?

Before, perhaps: Ibuprofen definitely interferes with Aspirin effect and the two should never be combined. Naproxen has been controversial - with unclear evidence of a problem with Aspirin or if it can replace aspirin. Probably take Aspirin first, if taking both. ...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 an Aleve (naproxen) several hrs following a baby aspirin?

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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Is Aleve (naproxen) a blood thinner like aspirin?

No: Aleve (naproxen) has only very mild antiplatelet activity and is not a substitute for low dose aspirin. ...Read more

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Naproxen vs aspirin for neck pain. Which one is better?

Naproxen vs aspirin for neck pain. Which one is better?

Naproxen: Different people respond better to one anti-inflammatory over another. Ibuprofen and Naproxen are common and some people often find one more effective than the other. Aspirin, while also an nsaid, has an increased risk of bleeding as compared with the others, and at higher doses may be more likely to lead to stomach issues. ...Read more

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Safest for osteoarthritis: buffered aspirin, ultracet, (tramdol and acetaminophen) or naproxen?

Safest for osteoarthritis: buffered aspirin, ultracet, (tramdol and acetaminophen) or naproxen?

Naproxen.: I'd choose naproxen for (1) ease of dosing, (2) less stomach toxicity, (3) no addictive potential and ultimately (4) because it works well. ...Read more

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If I have an aspirin allergy, with gastritis, why does naproxen not cause me problems?

What are the: Symptoms? It could be rather an adverse drug reaction to aspirin and not a true allergy. If you do have true allergic reaction to aspirin, you better avoid all the NSAIDs, including naproxen, as you may very well develop a reaction later. Follow up with your allergist, or see one if you haven't already, check acaai. Org or aaaai. Org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...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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Can naprelan (naproxen) or aspirin per day use cause a false positive on a drug test that includes testing for marijuana test?

Can naprelan (naproxen) or aspirin per day use cause a false positive on a drug test that includes testing for marijuana test?

Yes Naprelan (naproxen) can but: Apparently Naproxen (naprelan) can rarely cause a false positive on some marijuana screening tests. If this happens you can ask for it to be confirmed with a more specific test which will show that the positive was actually false.
See http://forums. Webmd. Com/3/sub
stance-abuse-exchange/forum/766/2. ...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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I take naproxen sodium at night for my arthritis, now I have the flu, how soon can I safely take aspirin?

No need for aspirin: If you're taking naproxen, there is no point in also taking aspirin. Naproxen will do everything aspirin would do in limiting symptoms of influenza. ...Read more

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Why do you recommend naproxen more than aspirin if the former is harder on the stomach and has cardiovascular warnings?

Why do you recommend naproxen more than aspirin if the former is harder on the stomach and has cardiovascular warnings?

Naprox Strong NSAID: Both R Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, Naprox stronger. Aspirin (ASA) good for headache&minor pains (reduces platelet aggregation too). Severe pains need stronger Nsaids&allows person to function. However, NSAIDS also hold onto water, and dangerous in elderly esp w heart disease. Naproxin best with inflamed muscles&speeds recovery. They affect stomach lining more, antacids help. Use low dose ...Read more

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Can you take naproxen 500mg then take either tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin for break through pain. Are this meds ok to take with elevated liver functions?

Can you take naproxen 500mg then take either tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin for break through pain. Are this meds ok to take with elevated liver functions?

Safer alternatives: In light of a history of liver dysfunction, acetominophen (tylenol) should be limited. Since you are already looking for something else to help beyond naproxen, it is time to ask your medical professional for better and safer options. Some alternative treatments or "stronger" medications will actually be safer over time with less chance for liver or kidney toxicity. ...Read more

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Is naproxen safe to take along with aspirin a day and ACE inhibitor for blood pressure?

Is naproxen safe to take along with aspirin a day and ACE inhibitor for blood pressure?

Yes, but: Naproxen negates the antiplatelet effects of asa so do not use Naproxen with asa. Celebrex (celecoxib) would be ok as it does not interfere with asa. ...Read more

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I took Nyquil about 3 hours ago. I will also be getting cramps tonight. I have naproxen, Bayer, (aspirin) and paracetamol. Which would be best to take?

Nocturnal cramps.: Have no known cause and do not respond well to medications. Some find that NSAIDS (naproxen) can help but not consistently. Worthwhile to try changing exercise habits, taking multi mineral and vitamin supplement, doing stretching exercises, wearing shoes with good support, and making sure to be well hydrated. Severe cases may be treated with benadryl, (diphenhydramine) gabapentin or even quinine like meds or benzos ...Read more

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