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I have been on Naproxen 500gm 2x per Day for a very long time. I also take lithium, gabapentin, and villadozone. What is the half life if I quit now?

I have been on Naproxen 500gm 2x per Day for a very long time.  I also take lithium, gabapentin, and villadozone.  What is the half life if I quit now?

Half-life range: 12 - 17 hrs is the range to have your system load be half of the last dose. It is not a narcotic. The pain and your pain responses (anxiety, insomnia, etc) may return but there is no additional chemical w/drawal. A few days and it will all be out of your system. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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My face has been hurting a lot for a while. i heard it could be an allergy to aleve, should i quit? didnt take any today, im taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) for aller

My face has been hurting a lot for a while. i heard it could be an allergy to aleve, should i quit? didnt take any today, im taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) for aller

Unlikely: It is unlikely that is could be due to Aleve (naproxen). You may have sinus pressure from allergies or a sinus infection. Other causes of facial pain could include Temporomandibular joint pain or trigeminal neuralgia. ...Read more

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Can I take two naproxen?

Depends: It depends upon the strength. The over the counter strength is 220 mg and the maximum dose of this is 2 tabs twice a day. ...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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What is naproxen used for?

Naproxene: Naproxene is an anti inflammatory pain killer used as analgesic and for arthritis lke rhematoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other inflammatory conditions like tendinitis, myositis.It is also used as analgesic like alleve.Can be used for any kind of pain. ...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 naproxen ip 190 for?

What is naproxen ip 190 for?

See details: It is a 500 mg tablet of naproxen, an anti-inflammatory med used for several purposes, most often to treat arthritis. ...Read more

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