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Naprosyn Vs Naproxen
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
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
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
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
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
Bleeding: Yes - not a good idea. Nsaid's also are know for causing bleeding. ...Read more
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
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
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
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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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
How long should I wait to take pain relievers after finishing a naprosyn (naproxen) prescription?
Will my procedure get canceled if I took advil and Naprosyn (naproxen) thurs Fri and Sat for pain if I have surgery booked for mon am?
NO: Thsi is probably late but will not interfere with your procedure as long as you have not coagulation defects. Best wishes. ...Read more
Dear sir am having frequent migraine headaches from the past weeks am taking naprosyn (naproxen) 500 mg and prochloroperizine but no permanent cure?
See doc: If headaches are frequent or severe you may benefit from prophylactic treatment. There are many medications to choose from. ...Read more
Hello doctor I'm Prakash. Age 24, I'm victim of juvenile rheumatoid arthritisI eat Naprosyn (naproxen) 250 and Omnacortic 5 or 10 yearsbut its not responding?
Arthritis: Please please see a good rheumatlogist- the drugs you are taking have side effects and if they are not working there is a problem. Please be safe ...Read more
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