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Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Naproxen and then acetaminophen, is this okay to take?

Naproxen and then acetaminophen, is this okay to take?

Yes: Naproxen is an nsaid's (non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications) are very effective for mild to moderate pain. They work by inhibiting the inflammatory cascade. They work throughout the entire body. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is also a pain reliever for mild to moderate pain. The 2 medications work by different pathways and therefore can be taken together - i would suggest alternating the two. ...Read more

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Can you take acetaminophen and naproxen at the same time?

Can you take acetaminophen and naproxen  at the same time?

Yes: They can be taken together but if they're used long term, kidney function should be monitored as the combination can increase the risk of injury over time. ...Read more

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I took 3 acetaminophen (500mg each )and 11 naproxen (220mg) will anything happen to me?

I took 3 acetaminophen (500mg each )and 11  naproxen (220mg) will anything happen to me?

Please visit ER: Please visit an emergency department. That is a lot of naproxen ingested in 1 sitting. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take naproxen and then acetaminophen?

It is safe: There are no warnings not to take them together or separately and there is no drug interaction between these medications. Just do not take more of this medication than is recommended. ...Read more

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Can you take naproxen and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?

Can you take naproxen and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?

Yes: The advice is not to take two nsaids together, but tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a NSAID so it can be taken with Naproxen an nsaid. We often add tylenol (acetaminophen) to an NSAID help improve pain relief. ...Read more

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