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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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What side effects does taking too much aleve?

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. Marsha Davis
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Naproxen (Definition)

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


Dr. Paul Grin
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What are some of the side effects of taking 1500mg of naproxen?

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. Paul Grin
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Have Fibromyalgia 12 yrs; taking Aleve. Need other options, not prescription meds. Worried about side effects etc. Pain intense.

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
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Martin Raff
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Aleve side effects and how I can help them?

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
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Can coming off extended use of Aleve cause side effects?

return of symptoms: Can cause return of symptoms for which it was initially utilized. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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