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Could i take with naproxen sodium 220mg?

Could i take with naproxen sodium 220mg?

Usually: If you have no GI or heart issues and normal kidney function, it is fine to take this low dose of naproxen. Take it only with food to reduce GI irritation. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Is it safe to take more than 3 naproxen sodium tablets within 24 hours?

Is it safe to take more than 3 naproxen sodium tablets within 24 hours?

Mabye: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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What amount HCl does it take to neutralize a 220 mg tablet of naproxen sodium?

What amount HCl does it take to neutralize a 220 mg tablet of naproxen sodium?

Are you serious?: Where did you come up with that one? Naproxen quickly leaves the system. HCL is never used to neutralize any NSAID. ...Read more

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How much naproxen sodium a day will cas lethal or near lethal damage to me. I have ingested 4400 mg and 5000mgs of penicillin and my pain still strong?

How much naproxen sodium a day will cas lethal or near lethal damage to me. I have ingested 4400 mg and 5000mgs of penicillin and my pain still strong?

Naproxen/penicillin?: Huh? Did you mean naproxen or penicillin? It is quite difficult to take too much of either Penicillin or naproxen. If pain is not relieved with maximal dose naproxen - about 1.5 grams per day then increasing the dose above that is unlikely to produce any further pain relief and ore likely to produce side effects such as kidney failure / damage. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

Use other NSAID: Don't take any. However, there are other nsaids that you can take. Do not take Ibuprofen as this will cause a similar allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Prednisone and naproxen sodium...Compatibility?

Prednisone and naproxen sodium...Compatibility?

Probably OK: Both of these drugs can irritate the stomach, and together they can be a one-two punch. However, many patients do just fine especially if they did not have stomach issues to start with. Your prescribing md will be able to tell you what to watch out for. ...Read more

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Does naproxen sodium thin the blood?

Does naproxen sodium thin the blood?

Like aspirin..: Naproxen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pills (advil, aleve (naproxen) but not tylenol) make blood platelets less sticky and so promote bleeding. They don't literally make the blood thinner, just that blood clots more slowly. They should be minimized, taken with meals, and ask doc about any special bleeding risks. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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