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Doctor insights on: Naprosyn Vs Naproxen

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Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?

Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?

Nsaids: Naprosyn (naproxen) and Ibuprofen are both NSAIDS, so you can not take both, but you may take naprosyn (naproxen) as instructed to instead of the Ibuprofen, . BUT note, it is important for continuity of care and good pt/Dr relations to inform your treating Doctor of the medications you are taking so they can be properly documented and that allows the Doctor to know how you are and stay in tuned with your case. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Can you get naprosyn (naproxen)?

Can you get naprosyn (naproxen)?

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

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Is naprosyn better than naproxen?

Is naprosyn better than naproxen?

Identical meds: They are the same thing. Naprosyn (naproxen) is the brand name, Naproxen the generic name. ...Read more

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Naprosyn (naproxen) 500mg, can I snort it?

No: Take it with food or snack as prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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I've taken 1000 mg of naprosyn (naproxen) 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

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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?

Find reason for pain: I would suggest finding the reason for the pain instead of just masking it.
Would be best to see you medical provider to adequately evaluate your situation and find the etiology and thus more specific treatment. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of naprosyn (naproxen) for pain?

What are the side effects of naprosyn (naproxen) for pain?

See below: 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

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Is toradol worse than naprosyn (naproxen)?

Is toradol worse than naprosyn (naproxen)?

Toradol: Both are nsaid's and so have the same warnings. Toradol has additional warning on long term use (more than 5-10 days continuously) and its effects on the kidney. ...Read more

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Could you take hydrocodone 5/500 with naprosyn (naproxen)?

Could you take hydrocodone 5/500 with naprosyn (naproxen)?

Opiate and NSAID: Yes. Most of the inflammatory pain syndromes would be treated with hydrocodone as well as NSAID such as ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). However, plesae remember that these medications when taken long term can cause damage to the liver, kidneys and even the heart. For short term they are fine if you don't already have any other medical problems. ...Read more

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

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

It works.: Naprosyn and aleve (naproxen) 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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Is it a bad idea to take naprosyn (naproxen) if you have bleeding?

Is it a bad idea to take naprosyn (naproxen) if you have bleeding?

Bleeding: Yes - not a good idea. Nsaid's also are know for causing bleeding. ...Read more

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How many hours do you work to take a motion after a naprosyn (naproxen) 325mg?

Please re-pose the q: Your question is not clear. I have a hunch what question you are asking but I don't want to guess. Nobody here will guess ...Read more

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Can I take these 3 medicine at the same time or will it have a bad effect tramal 50mg naprosyn (naproxen) 500mg Duromine 30?

Can I take these 3 medicine at the same time or will it have a bad effect tramal 50mg naprosyn (naproxen) 500mg Duromine 30?

Yes, safe to take: Yes, it is safe for you to take those 3 medications at the same time. There are no interactions among those medications. ...Read more

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I took 1 treximet at 11pm last night together with 3 tabs of Naprosyn (naproxen) and at 6 am I too 1 treximet and 4 tabs of Naprossyn. I was in a lot of pain?

Got to ER: If your headache is so bad not stopping after taking all these medicines you need to go to the emergency room they give a shut that will take care of the pain and follow with your doctor they can placed on medication to prevent headache from happening so please go to the ER good luck hope you will fell better ...Read more

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I have suffered with chronic pain in only the left top portion of my back. I take naprosyn, (naproxen) but it only helps a little. I have had this pain for 6 months. What should I do? I don't have insurance.

I have suffered with chronic pain in only the left top portion of my back. I take naprosyn, (naproxen) but it only helps a little. I have had this pain for 6 months. What should I do? I don't have insurance.

Ultimately, See Doc: An ice pack, cold massage, heating pad, or warm compress applied to the area may help to reduce pain. Use nonprescription pain drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or acetaminophen. As pain eases, stretch & strengthen. Focus on back and abdominal strength, flexibility, and posture. To learn more: national institute of arthritis & musculoskeletal & skin disorders, www. Niams. Nih. Gov. ...Read more

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My husband took 2 ibuprofen and 1 Naprosyn (naproxen).. Should I be concerned?

My husband took 2 ibuprofen and 1 Naprosyn (naproxen).. Should I be concerned?

NSAID: He has taken too much NSAID. I would be concerned if he has heartburn, bleeding from stomach, nausea etc... I would just watch and see how he does ...Read more

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Generally, are the side effects of meloxicam greater than naprosyn (naproxen)?

Generally, are the side effects of meloxicam greater than naprosyn (naproxen)?

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 more

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How long should I wait to take pain relievers after finishing a naprosyn (naproxen) prescription?

How long should I wait to take pain relievers after finishing a naprosyn (naproxen) prescription?

NSAIDs: Naprosyn (naproxen) or any other NSAID will relieve pain and reduce inflammation. If that is not holding your pain, you need to be seen and reevaluated. ...Read more

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How are naprosyn (naproxen) and flexeril beneficial for muscles in recovering?

How are naprosyn (naproxen) and flexeril beneficial for muscles in recovering?

NSAIDS, muscle relax: Naproxen is one of the non- steroidal anti- inflammatory medication, which works by by subsiding the inflammation and so helping the pain. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxant and helps the tense muscles to relax and some antispasmodal effect. ...Read more

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Back pain on and off since bad car wreck in feb '12. Have tried flexiril, vicoden, naprosyn (naproxen). Even did pt. Any suggestions to help relieve the pain?

If you haven't had a: Thorough evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon - that would be a good place to start. This will help to determine if you have an surgical issues. Acupuncture can be very beneficial for many types of back pain - can discuss with physician. Take care. ...Read more

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I've had a fever and nausea for two days. I just started taking naprosyn (naproxen) 3 days ago, do you think it's making me sick and I should call the dr back?

Sorry Sooter: I suppose by now you or either doing well or your family is making arrangements perhaps
your question will be answered more quickly. In the future, I would not think nsaids such as naprosyn (naproxen) would be a good choice for gastrointestinal problems. ...Read more

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Hi, I was at the ER today and the doctor prescribed Naprosyn (naproxen) 375 mg 3 times a day. I already have Naproxen at home but it is 500 mg. Can I take that?

OK to take 500,: Although it's always best to err on the side of caution. With anti-inflammatory medications, take the lowest dose that gives you relief. Chronic use of anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can be rough on the kidneys. Taking a slightly higher dose than prescribed should be OK for a short period. ...Read more

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I keep getting bright red blotches on my legs, not bites, look like broken capillaries, not raised and don't itch, on naprosyn (naproxen) 500 mg bid, should worry?

I keep getting bright red blotches on my legs, not bites, look like broken capillaries, not raised and don't itch, on naprosyn (naproxen) 500 mg bid, should worry?

Over-anticoagulated: Speak with the physician who prescribed the naprosyn (naproxen) as you may be overanticoagulated causing prolonged bleeding and see if a adjustment in dosage or medication is prudent. ...Read more

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