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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Board Certified, Pain Management
24 years in practice
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What side effects does taking too much aleve?

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Board Certified, Pain Management
24 years in practice
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What side effects does taking too much aleve?

Kidneys shut down: Bleeding, stomach ulcers. Wouldn't do it. Would instead inform my doctor that the dose being used isn't working and what else should you do. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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What are some of the side effects of taking 1500mg of naproxen?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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What are some of the side effects of taking 1500mg of naproxen?

1500 mg per day: is a maximum dose. If overused, naproxen may raise your risk for heart attacks and stroke or may cause ulcers and bleeding in your gastrointestinal tract. You should always take the lowest possible effective dose to avoid side effects and complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Paul Grin
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31 years in practice
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Have Fibromyalgia 12 yrs; taking Aleve. Need other options, not prescription meds. Worried about side effects etc. Pain intense.

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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Have Fibromyalgia 12 yrs; taking Aleve. Need other options, not prescription meds. Worried about side effects etc. Pain intense.

FM management: No single treatment is completely effective in controlling fibromyalgia and treatment is largely empirical. Once diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the management of FM involves four specific strategies: 1. Patient education. 2. Non-pharmacological management (acupuncture). 3) Pharmacological 4. Lifestyle habits change. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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I'm taking vicodin for a bone fracture and having some nasty side effects. Would ibuprofen or Aleve be better alternatives?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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I'm taking vicodin for a bone fracture and having some nasty side effects. Would ibuprofen or Aleve be better alternatives?

Possibly: However, these are not as strong pain relievers as is vicodin. Discuss the issue with the doctor who ordered the vicodin. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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What are some side effects of aleve?

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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What are some side effects of aleve?
Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Aleve side effects and how I can help them?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Aleve side effects and how I can help them?

Stop taking: Naproxyn, like other similar compounds may produce abdominal pain and upper GI bleeding, and can predispose to cardiovascular events which can be life-threatening. Can also interfere with some anti-depressants. Ingestion of alcohol may worsen the GI side-effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Board Certified, Rheumatology
36 years in practice
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Can coming off extended use of Aleve cause side effects?

Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Board Certified, Rheumatology
36 years in practice
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return of symptoms: Can cause return of symptoms for which it was initially utilized. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Is it possible for the pain relieve drug Aleve to have severe side effects like bleeding?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
Is it possible for the pain relieve drug Aleve to have severe side effects like bleeding?

Absolutely: Aleve cause causes ulcers, gastritis and significant GI bleeding, especially with longer term use. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
28 years in practice
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Could the pain relieve drug Aleve have severe side effects like bleeding?

Dr. Steven Saunders
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
28 years in practice
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Could the pain relieve drug Aleve have severe side effects like bleeding?

Alleve: Is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drug like Motrin and can result in excessive bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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What are the side effects of Aleve liquid gel caps?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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GI issues: The major problem is GI irritation (gastritis, ulcers and bleeds). ...Read more

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