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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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Is it okay to take Aleve (naproxen) after drinking a wine cooler?

Is it okay to take Aleve (naproxen) after drinking a wine cooler?

Yes.: There shouldn't be any problem taking aleve (naproxen) after drinking a wine cooler. Be careful, though, and take it with some food, at least a glass of milk, because aleve (naproxen) can upset your stomach. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink alcohol (1/2 glass of wine) and then take Aleve (naproxen) ~1 hour later?

Is it ok to drink alcohol (1/2 glass of wine) and then take Aleve (naproxen) ~1 hour later?

Maybe: Aleve (naproxen) is what we call a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medication (NSAID), and it is processed in your body by the liver. When you consume alcohol, it also is processed by your liver. Ideally, you do not want to consume either for long period of time, because over time it can cause damage to your liver. ...Read more

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Have taken 4 500mg naproxen in 48 hrs. Not helping pain. Can stop taking and go out tonight and drink 2 bottles of wine? 2 bottles won't make me sick

Have taken 4 500mg naproxen in 48 hrs. Not helping pain. Can stop taking and go out tonight and drink 2 bottles of wine? 2 bottles won't make me sick

2 bottles of: Wine can be a lot of alcohol for someone who is not taking alcohol daily. Naprosyn (naproxen) should help with your pain though I do not know for sure if this is acute or chronic pain you are referring to. I would suggest for you to see a healthcare provider to properly examine and diagnose your pain first. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have taken over 60 naproxen 500mg and over 60 paracetamol 500mg with 2 bottles of wine, what will happen to me?

Emergency: Go to the er right now. Do not wait. This is a medical emergency. You have taken a lethal dose of drugs. ...Read more

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Can I take one naproxen 1gm slow release tablet in the morning then have two glasses of red wine in the afternoon/night?

Naproxen andAlcohol: Please do not drink alcohol while taking Naproxen. Alcohol can increase risk of stomach bleeding caused by Naproxen.
See Physician for Diagnosis of pain, Naproxen benefits and side effects, dose, other pain medications and their benefits and side effects; discuss physical therapy, heat treatment, and massage therapy.
See Psychiatrist for stress; and diagnosis and management of Alcoholism ...Read more

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How long after I've taken the naprelan (naproxen) is it safe to drink beer or wine?

How long after I've taken the naprelan (naproxen) is it safe to drink beer or wine?

Risk of Bleeding: Naprelan (naproxen) is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) and is used to treat mild to moderate pain, fevers, and inflammation. One should avoid alcohol completely when using this medication. Taking them together can lead to bleeding in the stomach and intestines. Deaths have been reported when using both together. If you can't stop alcohol you may have drinking problem! ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcohol with naproxen? I am drinking a 6% alcohol wine at about a 4 oz pour

Is it okay to drink alcohol with naproxen? I am drinking a 6% alcohol wine at about a 4 oz pour

Alcohol NSAID: This should be okay. But keep in mind that both irritate the gastric lining. Heartburn is quite common with both alone and when mixed even though the amount of alcohol is low. ...Read more

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I took 3 Aleve at once, I am scared what will happen?

Wait it out: Why did you take three pills? If you were trying to hurt yourself, you need to seek counseling. Taking three pills once will not do lasting damage, however why you did that needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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I took 3 Aleve at once, I was wondering what will happen?

I took 3 Aleve at once, I was wondering what will happen?

Well: Usually this is OK to do once. When taking more than the over the counter dose consult a physician in person you can do a Healthtap visit and get specific advice ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Can I take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Interactions?: Yes, this is a common combination for treatment of cold symptoms. You might prefer to take with food to minimize nausea, particularly the Aleve. You could also take an hour or so apart if taking all that medicine at once causes nausea.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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What would happen if I crushed and aleve and mixed with water and took it?

What would happen if I crushed and aleve and mixed with water and took it?

No problems: Aleve has a long half life, it is not a special form of the pill/capsule that makes it last long, so crushing it and swallowing it will not effect it. This is commonly done to persons with swallowing difficulties or feeding tubes. ...Read more

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My cycle started today, and I just took 4 aleve at once, is that bad? What will happen to me?

My cycle started today, and I just took 4 aleve at once, is that bad? What will happen to me?

Aleve/menses: Taking 4 aleve today probably will treat your pain and discomfort today without side effects. No further med should be taken today and 24 hrs from now. Sometimes in some people bleeding/bruising can occur, emesis, diarrhea. Just observe for now. ...Read more

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I took 3 aleve and 2 midols in the same day before the affects could wear off, will I overdoes?

No, UR are pretty saf: These doses are not all that high to worry about overdosing. You are pretty safe if you do not do this again. ...Read more

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I have took 2 Aleve two days in a row and have had the worst case of gastritis since (going on day 5).how can I heal it?

See clinician: You can try an H2 Blocker along with mylanta / maalox. However, if your symptoms are that severe, you should see your clinician asap to evaluate for a possible peptic ulcer. ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) safer than aleve?

Yes: Less GI damage, especially in people over age 51.
Cardiac risk has been controversial - possibly noted if 200 mg taken twice a day, but not if 400 mg taken once a day. ...Read more

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What is safer? Celebrex (celecoxib) or aleve?

See details: Celebrex (celecoxib) has a much lower risk for GI irritation than aleve. However, aleve may have a lower cardiac risk although the risk for Celebrex (celecoxib) may be extremely low as well. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 aleves (naproxen) at a time?

No: This is considered an overdose of the medication. If you are having that much pain and inflammation, consult your doctor for a proper dosage of medicine or a prescription. ...Read more

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What happens if you take too much aleve (naproxen)?

No!: Can cause kidney problems as well as bleeding it the gastrointestinal system (e.g. Stomach). ...Read more

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What happens when someone takes too much aleve (naproxen)?

Serious problems: He or she can end up with serious toxicity from the med including ulcers, GI bleeds and compromise of kidney function. ...Read more

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How to taper off aleve (naproxen)?

Taper not necessary: You do not have to taper this med. ...Read more

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Aleve (naproxen) for swelling, okay?

Aleve (naproxen) for swelling, okay?

Possibly: What kind of swelling. It depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Is Aleve (naproxen) an anticoagulant?

Not really: Aleve (naproxen) has only minimal antiplatelet activity. ...Read more

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