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My pain is severe. I took 2 aleve. Would it be ok to take 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength?

My pain is severe. I took 2 aleve. Would it be ok to take 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength?

No reports: Dangerous interactions are not listed, but you may want to see a professional for any severe pain especially if it is new. At least ask a pharmacist for an opinion about your condition as viewed by them. ...Read more

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Can I alternate 440 mg of aleve with extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen)? And how many hours in between the 2? Thank you!

Can I alternate 440 mg of aleve with extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen)? And how many hours in between the 2? Thank you!

Yes....: Yes you can alternate them. But, the Alleve can only be taken every 8 hours while you can take the acetaminophen every 4 hours (up to 3 grams daily for a healthy adult). Hope this helps. If your pain or fever is not relieved, see your doctor. ...Read more

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After knee replacement can I take Aleve and extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) to get off Narco?

After knee replacement  can I take Aleve and extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) to get off Narco?

Narcotic use.: Definitely you can switch to aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) once the need for the narcotics for acute, severe post operative pain diminishes. The pain does diminishes over time as the wound heals. ...Read more

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