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Naproxen (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Should valproic acid 1500 mg and sodium valproate 1500 mg be taken together?

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Should valproic acid 1500 mg and sodium valproate 1500 mg be taken together?

Depakote: Not sure why u would be taking the same medication twice ?. Also, make sure your blood level is therapeutic. ...Read more

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Can i take melatonin? I currently take neurontion 300 mg t.I.D., qd, klonopin 0.5 mg b.I.D., prn, Soma 350 mg h.S., tylenol (acetaminophen) qd

Can i take melatonin? I currently take neurontion 300 mg t.I.D., qd, klonopin 0.5 mg b.I.D., prn, Soma 350 mg h.S., tylenol (acetaminophen) qd

Yes, but: Higher doses of melatonin can actually interfere with normal sleep. Take 0.3 to 1 mg. 90 minutes before intended sleep and see how you do. There is a possible additive effect with your other meds that also can have sedative effects., . ...Read more

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Is it okay to take minocycline HCl 100 mg and naprelan (naproxen) 500 mg together?

Is it okay to take minocycline HCl 100 mg  and naprelan (naproxen) 500 mg together?

Should be fine: There are very few case reports of major interactions when taking these two medications together. ...Read more

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On Meloxicam 7.5 mg for pain mgmt including 800mg Neuronton 3x, 5 mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 3x, .2mg clonodine. What can I take for headache?

On Meloxicam 7.5 mg for pain mgmt including 800mg Neuronton 3x, 5 mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 3x, .2mg clonodine. What can I take for headache?

With that regimen...: Many of those can cause headaches when taken on a daily basis. I would discuss with your prescriber options for treatment. You could try Tylenol (acetaminophen) today but if you take it on a daily basis it can also cause rebound headaches as the other ones. I would suggest a Neurology consultation in order to treat pain and headaches as well. ...Read more

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Could you take 2mg or Xanax (alprazolam) and 1 acetaminophen/hydrocodone 500 mg / 5 mg pill together?

Could you take 2mg or Xanax (alprazolam) and 1 acetaminophen/hydrocodone 500 mg / 5 mg pill together?

Yes, as long: As they have been appropriately prescribed specifically to you. However, if you are naïve to either of these medications, then it can cause significant sedation and, and even respiratory depression, so be cautious and assume some sedation. ...Read more

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Is taking 2 and a half Naproxen 220 mg OTC the same as taking Anaprox (naproxen) DS 550 mg?

Is taking 2 and a half Naproxen 220 mg OTC the same as taking Anaprox (naproxen) DS 550 mg?

Similar: Different salts are used to make each product so the anaprox (naproxen) will begin to,work faster; however, if taken over a couple,of days, the general anti inflammatory, pain effect is the same ...Read more

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Is diclofenac sodium 50mg (voltrol ) more effective than buprofen (advil) 400mg?

Is diclofenac sodium 50mg (voltrol ) more effective than buprofen (advil) 400mg?

Effective: Ibuprofen is equally effective as compared to votrol but you have to take a higher dose more frequently for same effect. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac sod ec 50 mg stronger than ibuprofen?

Hard to say: You have not mentioned a dose for Ibuprofen to compare. ...Read more

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I take Epilim Chrono 500mg which isn't actually equal Depakote ER. (500mg Epilim = 333mg sodium valproate + 145 mg valproic acid),so when to test?

 I take Epilim Chrono 500mg which isn't actually equal Depakote ER. (500mg Epilim = 333mg sodium valproate + 145 mg valproic acid),so when to test?

Random: The idea is this medication is supposed to generate a steady state level after about 3 days. Peak and trough levels matter if you are looking for toxicity or sub-therapeutic levels with medications with a short half life. Also Depakote has a very wide therapeutic level (50-100) Consider obtaining a Vit D level (which is often low) and checking ammonia after being on this medication a while. ...Read more

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What is naproxen use for?

What is naproxen use for?

Pain/swelling: It is a non- steroidal antiinflammatory mediciation: use with caution. ...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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What is better as anti inflamatory, Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for runners? And how often can we use them without risking complications from overuse?

What is better as anti inflamatory, Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for runners? And how often can we use them without risking complications from overuse?

Also...: Agree with dr. Vallury, but also consider that Aleve (naproxen) is longer acting than advil (~12 hours vs. 6-8). Doesn't necessarily work better but longer duration. Never take nsaids prior to long runs (>8 miles or so) because of the risk of low serum sodium and negative effects on your kidneys. ...Read more

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I've took iburephen and naproxen for years now if i take it i get internal bleeding. Told i was allergic. Why now? Wat to use as alternative?

Changes in body: Our body changes as we get older. Ibprofen and Naproxen are common causes of GI bleeding in some people. This is not necessarily an allergy but perhaps a new increased sensitivity of your body to this combination of meds. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen causes me hives can I use naproxen instead?

Ibuprofen causes me hives can I use naproxen instead?

Uncertain: There is a condition known as aspirin (NSAID) sensitive hives and angioedema in which all NSAIDs (other COX-2 specific ones) may cause the same symptoms . On the other hand some experts consider hives being an allergic reaction to that specific NSAID and cross-sensitivity does not happen. I suggest that you consult an allergist who may perform a graded challenge to Naproxen or other NSAID . ...Read more

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Can you use naproxen for bladder infection pain?

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Yes, you can: use naproxen for pain management and anti-inflammatory. However, any medication can cause side effects and naproxen is no different. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme For my knee?

Yes: You can combine oral naproxen with topical asprecreme but don't exceed 500 mg of naproxen twice a day provided that you have normal kidney, and liver functions. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I am feeling inflammation in my right kidney. Can I use naproxen sodium 550mg?

Yes, you can: only for a short period of time. Big quantities or long-term use of naproxen sodium can cause chronic nephritis. Always talk with your physician to make sure you can use certain medication safely, particularly if you have kidney disease. Take care. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use Aleve (naproxen) to help my charley horse in my right calf?

Please tell me, could I use Aleve (naproxen) to help my charley horse in my right calf?

Have it evaluated.: Gentle massage is usually helpful, but have it evaluated and make sure that it is not something more serious. ...Read more

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I was prescribed percocets for pain but the pharmacy closed. Can I use my Aleve (naproxen) till the morning? I had cystoscopy left retrograde today.

I was prescribed percocets for pain but the pharmacy closed. Can I use my Aleve (naproxen) till the morning? I had cystoscopy left retrograde today.

Post-cystoscopy pain: If Percocet was prescribed for post-op pain, should be okay to skip it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be safe. Aleve can be taken if not has stopped or okayed by your doctor. In short, not sure Percocet is needed for this without knowing more detail. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my doctor did a rectum exam on me and said it was inflamed down there so she prescribed me with naproxen 250mg . Will it work?

Very doubtful: Any colon or rectal inflammation should not be treated with naprosyn (naproxen). Canasa suppositories by prescription may help, but more importantly you need to find out why you have the inflammation in the first place. You need a more specific diagnosis. See a colon and rectal surgeon or a GI doctor and stop the naprosyn (naproxen)! outrageous to have prescribed this. ...Read more

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Can I use naproxen to get rid of a urine infection?

Urine infection: naproxen is an anti inflammatory medication.
urinary tract infections are usually caused by bacteria or sometimes an STD. If your symptoms are mild, increase fluid can treat the infection otherwise an antibiotic is indicated but after a urinalysis and culture.
If it stings to urinate the naproxen may help there but not "cur" you but allow you to drink more.
STD can only be treated medically. ...Read more

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Can I use Naproxen Sodium 550mg for Kindney inflammation and ache? And what is the normal dosage?

No: If you truly have kidney disease and not just a backache, do not use naproxen or any other NSAID. These agents can compromise kidney function. ...Read more

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Rhizotomy yesterday. Using ice and Aleve (naproxen) to help with pain. Can I also use a TENS machine?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Rhizotomy yesterday. Using ice and Aleve (naproxen) to help with pain. Can I also use a TENS machine?

Yes, you can: There is no contraindication for using ice packs and tens unit to help for pain. If concerned ask your interventional neurologist for more information. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I use naproxen and ibuprofen gel at the same time?

Can I use naproxen and ibuprofen gel at the same time?

Naproxen & ibuprofen: No . Please do not use together as they are the same class of drug so you will be getting a double dose and will potentiate the side effects which includes gastritis, possible GI bleed and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can i use betamethasone ointment for my eczema while taking naproxen?

Work close w/ Dr!: Watch for unusual bleeding, severe abdominal pain, dizziness, lightheadedness, or black, tarry stools. You should take the medications with food and tell your doctor if you have any of these symptoms. You may need a dose adjustment if you take both medications. This is more likely to occur in older adults or those with a debilitating condition. ...Read more

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