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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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I took naproxen 500mg n hr ago can I take nyquil now? I don't feel good at all n can't sleep.

I took naproxen 500mg n hr ago can I take nyquil now? I don't feel good at all n can't sleep.

Pain caused insomnia: You are taking Naproxen an NSAID should not interfere with nyquil for sleep. Read the label for any warnings. I am not totally familiar with otc nyquil. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Please educate me on prilosec 40 mg. and its effect on other meds I take for lupus, FM, Allergies, n if any contraindication with pain meds? Thank you

Please educate me on prilosec 40 mg. and its effect on other meds I take for lupus, FM, Allergies, n if any contraindication with pain meds? Thank you

Need to know: The other medicines you're on first, PPIs (like prilosec) often interact with calcium preparations preventing calcium absorption, no interaction with claritin or singulair, (montelukast) might interact with other medicines, but we need to know the specifics ...Read more

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Positive ANA....Positive SM Antibody of 39 units....Positive RNP of 32 units. What would these numbers mean in comparison to tiers or to Lupus?n

Positive ANA....Positive SM Antibody of 39 units....Positive RNP of 32 units. What would these numbers mean in comparison to tiers or to Lupus?n

See below: SM antibodies are specific for systemic lupus and are often associated with anti-RNP antibodies. They are commoner in Blacks and Asians. It is not an indicator of severity or predictor of organ involvement, which requires careful history, physical and other tests, preferably in the hands of a certified rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How many teva naproxens do i take to OD?

How many teva naproxens do i take to OD?

Call for help?: Hi. This question to me really seems to be a call for help. If you are considering harming or killing yourself, please at least speak with a suicide crisis councilor, a psychiatrist, or someone equally qualified to discuss why you feel suicidal and if anything can be done to help you come out of this low. Fortunately, naproxen is unlikely to kill. It can cause GI irritation and bleeding, kidney dz ...Read more

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Who all gets lupus?

Who all gets lupus?

Genes, environment: This answer will change as we know more about lupus. We believe that for a person to get lupus, from the limited genetic information we have now, about 10% is from known genetic causes and remaining 90% unknown genetic causes and environmental causes. Environmental causes are largely undefined but important. Think about this: only 30% of identical twins develop lupus together. ...Read more

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