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Taking Acetaminophen With Anaprox
12 hours appart:
Anaprox is a NSAID also known as naproxen. It can cause severe GI probems and should only be used as directed. Tylenol is acetaminophen, not a nsaid. Both have side effects, like any medication. I would never take them together, and would wait 8 to 12 hours between doses. It also depends why you are taking them.
If you have pain that isn't controlled, talk to your doc. ...Read more
Naproxen is an nsaid's (non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications) are very effective for mild to moderate pain. They work by inhibiting the inflammatory cascade. They work throughout the entire body.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is also a pain reliever for mild to moderate pain. The 2 medications work by different pathways and therefore can be taken together - I would suggest alternating the two. ...Read more
Stomachache: That's the concentrations I thought about while answering your question. Once again, the combination of advil and aleve (naproxen) can give you a belly ache. Try not to do it again, but I don't think that anything else needs to be done at this point if it was a one time thing. ...Read more
I'm used to taking naproxen and acetaminophen together but today, in my haste, I took 400 mg ibuprofen and 500 mg naproxen. Should I worry?
Can taking tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and naproxen for 4 days for a strain cause tension headache on immediate stopping (cause the pain is over)?
Yes: They can be taken together but if they're used long term, kidney function should be monitored as the combination can increase the risk of injury over time. ...Read more
No specific time: Technically, you can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) & Naproxen at the same time as they work by different mechanisms & don't interfere w/ one another. Some drs. Don't approve of taking 2 meds. Most people, if they do this, take them at least 2 hrs apart, though. Word of caution: you have high blood pressure and NSAIDS like naproxen or ibuprofen can affect your pressure & damage kidneys. Be careful taking these meds. ...Read more
Yes: They're usually taken in an alternating fashion every 4-6 hours. ...Read more
See below: They typically do not pose any problems together unless you have health conditions that excludes you from taking these medicines. Check with your doctor before starting any new medications. ...Read more
Yes: There is no problem combining these two meds. ...Read more
I have a terrible toothache, could I take naproxen and acetaminophen at the same time to ease some of the pain?
I would not:
Unless instructed by the dentist I would not.
I would only use one or the other. Call a dentist or your family doctor or the E.R.
The cause of the pain needs to be determined and the cause treated. ...Read more
Yes: There is no problem mixing them as long as you take them as prescribed and have no underlying contraindications to them. ...Read more
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