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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)

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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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