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How long does it take for Aleve (naproxen) to start working and is it ok to take it with acetaminophen and tramadol?

How long does it take for Aleve (naproxen) to start working and is it ok to take it with acetaminophen and tramadol?

Should start 1/2 hr: Aleve (naproxen) should begin working in 20-30 minutes. You could take 1 or 2 tablets (220mg each) and it should last 8 hours. Works on pain and inflammation and could be safely used with Acetaminophen (just a pain reliever) and tramadol (a much stronger pain reliever). Adding an anti-inflammatory can reduce the need for the pain relievers. ...Read more

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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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How long after taking etodolac can I take naproxen? Etodolac is not working and I took one nine and half hours ago.

How long after taking etodolac can I take naproxen?  Etodolac is not working and I took one nine and half hours ago.

No need to wait: Switching from one to the other does not require any longer than the time recommended until the next dose of either. I hope this one is more effective for you. Best! ...Read more

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How long does it take for Aleve (naproxen) to work?

1/2-2 hrs, but: 1/2 to 2 hours for a given pill, but if taken at 12 hour intervals, full effect perhaps in 84 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Aleve (naproxen) to take effect?

How long does it take for Aleve (naproxen) to take effect?

see details: It depends somewhat on the problem you are treating. Figure on 1-2 days for minor issues. ...Read more

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How long does it take until Aleve (naproxen) kicks in?

How long does it take until Aleve (naproxen) kicks in?

Difficult to answer: There are too mny vriablestoconsider- the degree of pain, absorption.Type of pain, etc. In general you should see some degree of relief in 1-2 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pseudoephedrine (aleve-d) to get out of your system?

A day or so: Aleve-d is a 12-hour formulation, so the medicines are intended to be there for 1/2 day. If you allow another 1/2 day, the majority of the medicines should be metabolized and gone. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get aleve (naproxen) out of my system, i think the salt in it is causing edema. Im taking advil right now instead. stopped taking it sat?

How long does it take to get aleve (naproxen) out of my system, i think the salt in it is causing edema. Im taking advil right now instead. stopped taking it sat?

Naproxen sodium: After three days, naproxen should be out of your system. Some NSAIDs can cause edema. Restrict your salt intake, especially processed foods for the next few days and see your doctor if edema isn't getting better. ...Read more

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How long after I took a dose of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) do I have to wait to take some Aleve?

Avoid this: Since you are already taking Ibuprofen you should not take aleve. They are both nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and should not be taken together at the same time. If you are having fever take aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) or drink fluids and let the antibiotic start to work. ...Read more

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