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If you overdose on aleve (naproxen) liquid gels, what are the health problems that would follow?

If you overdose on aleve (naproxen) liquid gels, what are the health problems that would follow?

NSAID toxicity: well it depends how much aleve (naproxen) you have ingesteted, in general if you consume 100mg/kg of the NSAId it will unlikely to cause any sx but dosage more than 400 mg/kg can cause toxicity. it may case renal failure, CNS symptoms, cardivascular toxicity and may lead to its collapse, hypothermia, sllergic reaction, hematological toxicity like aplastic anemia. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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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

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I overdosed on 42 Aleve (naproxen) pills (about 9300mg). How long before i fully recover?

I overdosed on 42 Aleve (naproxen) pills (about 9300mg). How long before i fully recover?

Go to ER now: What you took could be a deadly dose. You need urgent care immediately. There are medications that can be given to help remove the Ibuprofen from your system. You may have suffered damage to your liver or kidneys. ...Read more

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Dec 2011 i overdosed on 17 Aleve (naproxen) pills. I got pregnant in july 2012 and i got hydronephrosis in my left kidney. Symptoms were gross hematuria on august 2012. Could the pills have caused this?

No: Hydronephrosis is common during pregnancy, more on the right than left. Could also be due to a kidney stone if there is associated pain. If you have continued to take aleve (naproxen) or another pain medication, you could have bleeding from your kidney from that. Sometimes a clot in the ureter tube could cause pain and hydronephrosis as well. ...Read more

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How many Aleve (naproxen) can you take before you overdose and what are the symptoms of an overdose?

A question: Like that one begs another...Why do you want to know? I hesitate answering for fear of what might be done with that information. Would rather refer that person asking to their local crisis line or nearest ed where they might discuss the need to know this...I wish them the best. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

What are the tests for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Patient information: Patient report of number of pills ingested or how long a bottle lasts. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Aleve overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/D sx's may include: Agitation, confusion, Blurred vision, Coma, Convulsions, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Drowsiness * severe headache. REF: https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1NHXL_enUS685US685&q=aleve+overdose+symptoms&oq=aleve+overdose+symptoms&gs_l=psy-ab.12...0.0.0.7061.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0.foo%2Cnso-ehuqi%3D1%2 ...Read more

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How many aleve (naproxen) does it take to leathally overdose? I feel as if my friend has taken too many and is planning to harm herself and I want to know for sure it isn't like some stock up or true attempt.

Speak to your: Friend's parents about your concerns or have your parents or a teacher they like talk to them. Your friend may get angry, but you may be saving their life. If they are depressed soaking to a professional can help. If they overdose on pills they could die or become disabled for life. Don't delay make sure they get help. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Aleve (naproxen) overdose?

Aleve (naproxen) OD: Supportive treatment with stomach lavage & monitoring heart function & breathing. ...Read more

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What to do if i overdosed on naproxen, please help?

Call poison control: If you overdose on any medication, you can call 1-800-222-1222 and it will connect you to a local poison control center. Tell them what you took, when you took it, and if you are having any symptoms. They will advise you on whether you should call your doctor the next day or go to the emergency room now. Some bad effects do not develop immediately. Be careful to read label before taking any meds. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for naproxen overdose?

Get what is left out: The health care provider will measure and monitor the patient's vital signs, including temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure. Symptoms will be treated as appropriate. The patient may receive: •activated charcoal •tube through the mouth or nose into the stomach to wash out the stomach (gastric lavage). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Naproxen overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Naproxen overdose?

Naproxen overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug/ "Symptoms of naproxen sodium overdose include: Agitation, confusion, incoherence, Blurred vision, Coma, Convulsions (seizures), Diarrhea, Dizziness, unsteadiness, movement problems, Drowsiness, Headache -- severe, Heartburn, stomach pain (possible bleeding in the stomach > ...Read more

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How much time does it take to get effects of a naproxen overdose?

How much time does it take to get effects of a naproxen overdose?

45min-1hour: Drugs taken by mouth usually take 45 minutes to 1 hour to start working in the body. Within 1 hour you will start feeling the symptoms which would probably start as GI upset in the case of naproxen. ...Read more

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What can the side effects of a naproxen and melatonin overdose be?

Toxic state or death: Any drug overdose may result in a toxic state or death. The drug overdose is the intake of a drug in quantities larger than are recommended. The cause could be accidental or intentional. "in 2010, there were 38, 329 drug overdose deaths in the us". The best way to avoid overdose is prevention: read medication labels avoid illegal drugs pay attention when taken multiple drugs. ...Read more

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Can I recover from a naproxen overdose without seeking medical attention from a doctor?

Naproxen overdose: If you suspect an overdose then you should see a doctor. Nsaids like Naproxen can cause kidney failure and intestinal bleeding. You should have, at a minimum, a good history and physical exam along with kidney function tests. ...Read more

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