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Doctor insights on: Taking Tylenol With Naproxen Sodium

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I took 500 mg naproxen sodium 5 hours ago can I take a Tylenol?

I took 500 mg naproxen sodium 5 hours ago can I take a Tylenol?

Yes: Do not drink alcohol when you take Tylenol. Do not take more than 4 gm in one day. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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I am awaiting a total right hip replacement. Is it safe to take Naproxen sodium and Tylenol for the pain?

Probably: Limit tylenol to <3000mg/day. Naproxen okay if you have no contraindications like history of peptic ulcer or kidney disease. Aspirin usually needs to be stopped about 1wk poor to surgery. ...Read more

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Can you take acetaminophen and naproxen sodium for pain at the same time?

Can you take acetaminophen and naproxen sodium for pain at the same time?

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

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If I take 2600 mg of Tylenol/day and still in pain at bedtime, how often can I take Naproxen at bedtime before it is too often?

If I take  2600 mg of Tylenol/day and still in pain at bedtime, how often can I take Naproxen at bedtime before it is too often?

See a PCP first: The maximum amount of Tylenol (acetaminophen) that you can take is 3000 mg/day. You can add 500 mg Naproxen at bed time. However, always speak with your physician or psychiatrist before taking any medication. ...Read more

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