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Can an overdose of Aleve (naproxen) (suicide attempt) cause a heart arrhythmia? If so, is my heart in danger after the fact? Will the arrhythmia go away?

Can an overdose of Aleve (naproxen) (suicide attempt) cause a heart arrhythmia? If so, is my heart in danger after the fact? Will the arrhythmia go away?

Glad that you care: I'm happy a change of heart has occurred for you with respect to valuing your life! The other change of heart is almost never life-threatening. It ' just a period of too fast or slow beats not due to organ disease and doesn't damage the heart.Yet, it's not pleasant . Your doctor might be able to help symptomatically. During the OD, blood chem may have caused it - but that's then, not now. Live! ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...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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How effective is naproxen?

How effective is naproxen?

As good as any: There are at least a dozen antiinflammatory meds on the market. Naproxen is effective but not for everyone. The reason there are so many medications is because not one is uniquely superior to the others. One person will "swear" by Naproxen while another says it "does nothing for me". ...Read more

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What is anaprox (naproxen) for?

NSAID (Aleve): Naproxen is used to relieve pain from various conditions such as headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: naproxen?

Please describe the medication: naproxen?

See below: Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis. ...Read more

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What are the effects of anaprox (naproxen)?

Anaprox (naproxen): This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory - so it will reduce pain, reduce swelling, it may irritate your stomach also. It will also reduce fever. ...Read more

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Is there any medication safer than naproxen?

As far as NSAIDs?: Naproxen in a recent danish study proved safer for the heart than all other non steroidal ant-inflammatory drugs, even compared to placebo. It will replace some of my other go to drugs. But there are caveats. It can irritate the stomach. It does negate aspirins cardio-protection. It can cause a decrement in renal function in some patients! ...Read more

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Can I continue taking Naproxen and fishoils?

In a way,if followed: Those 2 medications can be taken together, but continuing use of any medication, especially an NSAID like Naprosyn, (naproxen) should be followed and monitored regularly by a health care provider, as long term use may lead to kidney and/or gastrointestinal side effects. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took two naproxen 500mg?

GI upset.: The mechanism of NSAIDs, which if used in high doses, can cause GI upset and GI bleeding, weakens the protective covering of the stomach. Generally not recommended to take 2 naproxen, but would likely not cause a toxic reaction if it occurs once. ...Read more

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I took 10 500mg pills of naproxen so what should i expect?

I hope: i hope that you didn't take all 10 at once! You should only take 1 every 12 hrs - taking it more frequently increases your risk of kidney damage and gastritis! Both are very serious. If you are taking it properly, you should notice a decrease in inflammation/pain. ...Read more

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