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Is Naproxen Good For Headaches
Been taking 4 Aleve (naproxen) a day for many many years. What is a good titration schedule to go off of it, to help avoid rebound headaches?
Daily. Patients who use acute medications excessively to alleviate migraine are at risk for developing analgesic rebound headache and drug-induced headache. These patients may also use medications provided by family and friends and it is not unusual for a migraine patient to use both prescription and nonprescription analgesics at the same time.
Rec. See headache and orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
Upset stomach...: ...Is the most likely outcome. It is a higher than recommended dose, but not in the toxic range if only taken once. ...Read more
Should I take more Aleve (naproxen) to relieve my headache? What would happen if I took too high of a dose?
"i have had an headache for 4 hours I took 3 Aleve (naproxen) at 12:pm it gave me a little relief but it came back and I took 2 more 7:59pm I never get headache?
I have been getting headaches for the last few years. I've seen doctors and have only ever been given naproxen. What could it be?
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I haven't taken my naproxen in a couple of day and now have a headache and feel nauseated is this withdrawal?
I took 2 aleves (naproxen) about 30-45 mins ago for a bad headache but it's not working can I take an excedrin?
Headaches that started with a concussion 2 years ago. They can be relieved with Aleve (naproxen) but never seem to really go away.
Diagnosed with concussion 4 weeks ago, been given naproxen for the headaches but not working, they are getting worse, im not sure what else to do?
Dear sir am having frequent migraine headaches from the past weeks am taking naprosyn (naproxen) 500 mg and prochloroperizine but no permanent cure?
See doc: If headaches are frequent or severe you may benefit from prophylactic treatment. There are many medications to choose from. ...Read more
I take 500mg naproxen bid for tension headaches everyday. Is there anything else I can do or take?
How about relaxation:
Regular relaxation practice using visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, meditation, or other forms of self-soothing do wonders for tension headaches. Here is a relaxation recording to get you started:
http://www. Restrainyourpain. Com/download/attachment/6349. ...Read more
Can I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache? . Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact? .
Stomach aches: The combination (+/- the advil in your medication list) can lead to significant stomach upset/pain also can effect platelet function (risk of bleeding).Repeated exposures put you at risk for more serious consequences. Better to pick one NSAID (Exedrin or Aleve (naproxen) or Advil), be sure to use in appropriate doses. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Have a headache today. Is it safe to take an Aleve (naproxen) or Advil twice in one day, to make it go away?
I've had a headache on and off for 2 weeks. I went to the doctor and he prescribed naproxen 500mg but it didn't work. What could it be?
Suffering with headaches for 10 years got worse took naproxen 500mg and started to stutter badly I'm now off the tablets but still stuttering?
Medication overuse headache (moh):
which results from the repetitive and chronic use of headache abortive medications for three months or more. Patients with moh take multiple daily doses of one or more analgesics in an effort to suppress the pain. Although simple analgesics such as aspirin, Naproxen or Acetaminophen can produce chronic daily headache and make it worse.
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I took an exedrin migraine an hour ago. My headache is gone, but my back is killing me. Can I take an Aleve (naproxen) for my back?
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