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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Naprosyn (Overview)

Naprosyn is a pain medication.


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I've taken 1000 mg of naprosyn what will happen?

I've taken 1000 mg of naprosyn what will happen?

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

Dr. Alvin Stein
448 doctors shared insights

Naprosyn (Overview)

Naprosyn is a pain medication.


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Can you get naprosyn?

Can you get naprosyn?

Prescription Drug: Naprosyn belongs to the NSAID drug class and requires a prescription typically. Otc variants include motrin, alleve, etc. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed Nexium 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?

2-3d after stop Nprx: You should be able to stop the Nexium (side effect treater) about 3 days after you finish taking the naprosyn (side effect creator). If heartburn pain returns, just resume Nexium for another week. ...Read more

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Do you think I can use naprosyn when I have a fever?

Do you think I can use naprosyn when I have a fever?

It works.: Naprosyn and aleve are the same medication on different doses. They both work to reduce the fever as they are NSAIDs. Follow up with the doctor if the fever does not resolve in a couple of days or if you feel sick. ...Read more

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On naproxen for a few months. Worked, then was in pain again, so moved over to naprosyn. Been taking it for 2wks & still in pain. What else will work?

Pain: We have no idea why you are in pain and if you have been medically evaluated. Masking persistent pain is not safe. Please seek medical evaluation to diagnose the cause of your pain which would lend itself to a better management plan of your pain. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take robaxin 500mg with ibuprofen 400mg to 800mg or with naproxen 500mg? For muscle pain and muscle spasms?

Is it safe to take robaxin 500mg with ibuprofen 400mg to 800mg or with naproxen 500mg? For muscle pain and muscle spasms?

Common: Nsaid (ibp or naprosyn) is routinely prescribed with a muscle relaxant in order to address inflammation / pain component and the spasm/pain component of a sprain/strain. Local cool compresses (if acute) or warm compresses (if >3-5 days present), can give additive benefit. ...Read more

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Does naproxen is dangerous if you have a gastritis condition?

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

Naproxen (Definition)

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