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I have a lower back injury. I was perscribed naproxen and Tylenol 3 and have taken 2 doses so far and no relief,worse pain. What should I do?

I have a lower back injury. I was perscribed naproxen and Tylenol 3 and have taken 2 doses so far and no relief,worse pain. What should I do?

Medical check up?: If you pain is not well controlled with the medicines you are using, go see your doctor for further testing and take stronger pain medicine. X-rays of the spine(Like a MRI) may be required in order to find out the degree of trauma/injury to your spine. Go to an ER today if the pain is not bearable. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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I am awaiting a total right hip replacement. Is it safe to take Naproxen sodium and Tylenol for the pain?

I am awaiting a total right hip replacement.  Is it safe to take Naproxen sodium and Tylenol for the pain?

Probably: Limit tylenol to <3000mg/day. Naproxen okay if you have no contraindications like history of peptic ulcer or kidney disease. Aspirin usually needs to be stopped about 1wk poor to surgery. ...Read more

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If I take 2600 mg of Tylenol/day and still in pain at bedtime, how often can I take Naproxen at bedtime before it is too often?

If I take  2600 mg of Tylenol/day and still in pain at bedtime, how often can I take Naproxen at bedtime before it is too often?

See a PCP first: The maximum amount of Tylenol (acetaminophen) that you can take is 3000 mg/day. You can add 500 mg Naproxen at bed time. However, always speak with your physician or psychiatrist before taking any medication. ...Read more

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I took 500 mg naproxen sodium 5 hours ago can I take a Tylenol?

Yes: Do not drink alcohol when you take Tylenol. Do not take more than 4 gm in one day. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Hello, sore throat 15 days, antibiotics 9 days, take Tylenol/Advil Prn but still majorly hurts to move my tounge...Help. I've taken naproxen at night,?

Hello, sore throat 15 days, antibiotics 9 days, take Tylenol/Advil Prn but still majorly hurts to move my tounge...Help. I've taken naproxen at night,?

See a doctor: There are some possible complications of a sore throat, such as peritonsillar abscess, or epiglottitis, that would need treatment urgently, as they can be dangerous, so I have to advise that you be seen and examined by a physician or other qualified provider. I wish you well. ...Read more

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Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Depends on patient: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (nsiad). Aleve (naproxen) is also an nsaid. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory medicine. Mobic lasts longer and in most cases needs to be taken once daily. Patients react differently to nsaids. So the efficacy frequently is patient dependent. ...Read more

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Can you alternate Aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil?

Can you alternate Aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil?

Aleve (naproxen): And advil are from the same family of drugs and can irritate your stomach if you combine them. Alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) with either aleve or advil. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold meds if allergic to naprosyn?

Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold meds if allergic to naprosyn?

Most likely: Naprosyn (naproxen) is not directly related to Acetaminophen so it would be unlikely that you would have a sensitivity to acetaminophen. If you've never taken Acetaminophen before i'd suggest taking a small dose to confirm it is in fact safe. If symptoms of an allergic reaction do occur seek medical attention quickly. ...Read more

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Tylenol (Definition)

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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