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What are the tests for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

What are the tests for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Patient information: Patient report of number of pills ingested or how long a bottle lasts. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


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What is the treatment for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

What is the treatment for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Aleve (naproxen) OD: Supportive treatment with stomach lavage & monitoring heart function & breathing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Aleve overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/D sx's may include: Agitation, confusion, Blurred vision, Coma, Convulsions, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Drowsiness * severe headache. REF: https://www. Google. Com/search? Rlz=1C1NHXL_enUS685US685&q=aleve+overdose+symptoms&oq=aleve+overdose+symptoms&gs_l=psy-ab.12...0.0.0.7061.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0. 0.0.foo%2Cnso-ehuqi%3D1%2 ...Read more

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I overdosed on 42 Aleve (naproxen) pills (about 9300mg). How long before I fully recover?

I overdosed on 42 Aleve (naproxen) pills (about 9300mg). How long before I fully recover?

Go to ER now: What you took could be a deadly dose. You need urgent care immediately. There are medications that can be given to help remove the Ibuprofen from your system. You may have suffered damage to your liver or kidneys. ...Read more

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How many Aleve (naproxen) can you take before you overdose and what are the symptoms of an overdose?

A question: Like that one begs another...Why do you want to know? I hesitate answering for fear of what might be done with that information. Would rather refer that person asking to their local crisis line or nearest ed where they might discuss the need to know this...I wish them the best. ...Read more

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What drugs are still on the market--aleve, bextra, indocin, (indomethacin) motin, etc?

NSAID: Aleve, (naproxen) ingdocin, Motrin all available, need to be careful with too much consumption. ...Read more

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If you overdose on aleve (naproxen) liquid gels, what are the health problems that would follow?

NSAID toxicity: Well it depends how much aleve (naproxen) you have ingesteted, in general if you consume 100mg/kg of the NSAId it will unlikely to cause any sx but dosage more than 400 mg/kg can cause toxicity.
it may case renal failure, CNS symptoms, cardivascular toxicity and may lead to its collapse, hypothermia, sllergic reaction, hematological toxicity like aplastic anemia. ...Read more

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Can anyone provide a weight/height based chart for common drug dosages: Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.? Thank You

Can anyone provide a weight/height based chart for common drug dosages: Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.? Thank You

For childern: For adults they are standard doses based usually on a 70 kg man.
Always best to look up doses and double check them each time anyway. ...Read more

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How many aleve (naproxen) does it take to leathally overdose? I feel as if my friend has taken too many and is planning to harm herself and I want to know for sure it isn't like some stock up or true attempt.

Speak to your: Friend's parents about your concerns or have your parents or a teacher they like talk to them. Your friend may get angry, but you may be saving their life. If they are depressed soaking to a professional can help. If they overdose on pills they could die or become disabled for life. Don't delay make sure they get help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold medicine and Aleve together?

Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold medicine and Aleve together?

In general this: Would be OK. You don't want to exceed 4 grams total of Tylenol (acetaminophen) per day from all sources combined. ...Read more

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Could the pain relieve drug Aleve (naproxen) have severe side effects like bleeding?

Could the pain relieve drug Aleve (naproxen) have severe side effects like bleeding?

Alleve: Is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug like Motrin and can result in excessive bleeding. ...Read more

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Hello is it normal to have blood in your stool when you're taking new medicines such as Aleve (naproxen) or mixing prescribed medicine with aleve (naproxen)?

Hello is it normal to have blood in your stool when you're taking new medicines such as Aleve (naproxen) or mixing prescribed medicine with aleve (naproxen)?

NOT GOOD, stop Aleve (naproxen): Never, unless with a doctor's expressed advice, mix medicines. Aleve (naproxen) is an effective inhibitor of platelet function so it can make you bleed. Aleve (naproxen) can cause ulcers (anywhere in the GI tract), which can then bleed. Stop the Aleve (naproxen) at once, and seek medical attention now before a little bleed turns into a life-threatening one. ...Read more

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Best OTC drug for lower back (waistline level) nerve pain? Aleve? Advil? Tylenol (acetaminophen)? Other?

Depends: All are ok choices depends what helps you the most. Do not take any of them long term. Not designed for that usage. ...Read more

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I have chills and slight nausea. What medicine should I take- Aleve for the bad fever or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the allergy?

I have chills and slight nausea. What medicine should I take- Aleve for the bad fever or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the allergy?

Perhaps both: You could take both but you didn't mention any specific allergy symptoms. Nausea could easily be a symptom of infection. And chills are not a symptom of allergy. In that case Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will only make you sleepy. It's not a very good medication for nausea. Take your Ibuprofen and go to bed. ...Read more

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I get hives from ibuprofen. Does that mean every type of nsaid causes me hives, or is this a one-specific drug situation usually? Would Aleve (naproxen) be ok?

I get hives from ibuprofen. Does that mean every type of nsaid causes me hives, or is this a one-specific drug situation usually? Would Aleve (naproxen) be ok?

No: Aleve (naproxen) is not okay. They is a higher probability you are allergic to that med as well as it is the same basic compound as ibuprofen. You can try another NSAID but these are all prescription meds. ...Read more

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Can an overdose of Aleve (naproxen) (suicide attempt) cause a heart arrhythmia? If so, is my heart in danger after the fact? Will the arrhythmia go away?

Can an overdose of Aleve (naproxen) (suicide attempt) cause a heart arrhythmia? If so, is my heart in danger after the fact? Will the arrhythmia go away?

Glad that you care: I'm happy a change of heart has occurred for you with respect to valuing your life! The other change of heart is almost never life-threatening. It ' just a period of too fast or slow beats not due to organ disease and doesn't damage the heart. Yet, it's not pleasant. Your doctor might be able to help symptomatically. During the OD, blood chem may have caused it - but that's then, not now. Live! ...Read more

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Dec 2011 I overdosed on 17 Aleve (naproxen) pills. I got pregnant in july 2012 and I got hydronephrosis in my left kidney. Symptoms were gross hematuria on august 2012. Could the pills have caused this?

No: Hydronephrosis is common during pregnancy, more on the right than left. Could also be due to a kidney stone if there is associated pain. If you have continued to take aleve (naproxen) or another pain medication, you could have bleeding from your kidney from that. Sometimes a clot in the ureter tube could cause pain and hydronephrosis as well. ...Read more

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early rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. has me taking 2 Aleve (naproxen) twice a day no other drugs yet. Is it safe to get flu shot without making joints ache more!

early rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. has me taking 2 Aleve (naproxen) twice a day no other drugs yet. Is it safe to get flu shot without making joints ache more!

Flu shot safe: The flu shot is safe and MUCH safer than not being protected against the flu. Hope you are seeing a Rheumatologist because if you really have Rheumatoid Arthritis, even if early you need more than Aleve (naproxen) twice a day. If you are not seeing a Rheumtologist, please see one. ...Read more

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What happens if a naproxen overdose is untreated?

A/ w Dr. Rosenfeld: Naproxen Overdose could cause nausea, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhea, abdominal pain, blurred vision, ringing of ears, wheezing, difficulty breathing, headache, drowsiness, confusion, dizziness, convulsions, coma, circulatory failure, respiratory failure or death. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for naproxen overdose?

Get what is left out: The health care provider will measure and monitor the patient's vital signs, including temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure. Symptoms will be treated as appropriate. The patient may receive:

activated charcoal
•tube through the mouth or nose into the stomach to wash out the stomach (gastric lavage). ...Read more

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What to do if I overdosed on naproxen, please help?

Call poison control: If you overdose on any medication, you can call 1-800-222-1222 and it will connect you to a local poison control center. Tell them what you took, when you took it, and if you are having any symptoms. They will advise you on whether you should call your doctor the next day or go to the emergency room now. Some bad effects do not develop immediately. Be careful to read label before taking any meds. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Naproxen overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Naproxen overdose?

Naproxen overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug/ "Symptoms of naproxen sodium overdose include: Agitation, confusion, incoherence, Blurred vision, Coma, Convulsions (seizures), Diarrhea, Dizziness, unsteadiness, movement problems, Drowsiness, Headache -- severe, Heartburn, stomach pain (possible bleeding in the stomach > ...Read more

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What could be the affects of an overdose from propranolol, naproxen, prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

What could be the affects of an overdose from propranolol, naproxen, prochlorperazine and ibuprofen?

Overdose of meds: There are a great many possibilities. You should report this matter to your doctor so that you could be examined and treated as necessary. ...Read more

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