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Naprosen Side Effects
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using naprosyn:
constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; stomach upset; stuffy nose. ...Read more
Kidneys shut down: Bleeding, stomach ulcers. Wouldn't do it. Would instead inform my doctor that the dose being used isn't working and what else should you do. ...Read more
Combo: Provided you have no allergies to either you should be ok. ...Read more
Return of symptoms: Can cause return of symptoms for which it was initially utilized. ...Read more
Toxic state or death:
Any drug overdose may result in a toxic state or death.
The drug overdose is the intake of a drug in quantities larger than are recommended. The cause could be accidental or intentional. "in 2010, there were 38, 329 drug overdose deaths in the us".
The best way to avoid overdose is prevention:
read medication labels
avoid illegal drugs
pay attention when taken multiple drugs. ...Read more
Is it possible for the pain relieve drug Aleve (naproxen) to have severe side effects like bleeding?
No.: Usually fewer!Get a more detailed answer ›
No.: No. Meloxicam need be taken once daily usually supper and acts 24hrs Naproxen has to be ingested twice daily. Side effect profiles are similar, but several european studies agree with my view that Meloxicam is safer. Nonethless both increase risk for GI bleed, fluid retention, and can adversely affect kidneys. If taken chronically, you need to be monitored every three months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers