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Stomach acid: You probably took this for some musculo-skeletal pain and that of course will be treated. The only risk is the increase in stomach acidity with a possibility of bleeding or ulceration. This is not much of a risk if you stick with the usual dose afterwards. But taking a proton pump inhibitor for stomach acid is useful with this drug (like prilosec). ...Read more
I get tension migraines every day. A dr has prescribe me naproxen 500mg bid. Is there anything else i can do or take?
I've been prescribed Nexium (esomeprazole) for heartburn related to naproxen . I've been taking it for a few days and it's worked well. When can I stop taking it?
Is it safe to take robaxin (methocarbamol) 500mg with ibuprofen 400mg to 800mg or with naproxen 500mg? For muscle pain and muscle spasms?
Yes: This medication can affect the stomach and cause irritation and ulceration at high doses and prolonged use. In active gastritis this medication would be contraindicated and should be stopped. If there is no active gastritis then this medication could be used but a medication used to reduce stomach acid could be take with it for protection. Discuss with your pcp. ...Read more