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What happens if you take too much aleve (naproxen)?

What happens if you take too much aleve (naproxen)?

No!: Can cause kidney problems as well as bleeding it the gastrointestinal system (e.g. Stomach). ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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What happens if you take too much Aleve (naproxen) pain reliever?

What happens if you take too much Aleve (naproxen) pain reliever?

see details: You can develop severe GI problems such as ulcers and bleeds as well as loss of kidney function. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Aleve (naproxen) every day?

What happens if you take Aleve (naproxen) every day?

Aleve (naproxen): Too much and consumption on regular basis can effect kidneys as well gastric ulcer can develop, resulting in GI bleed. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Aleve (naproxen) daily for a month?

What happens if you take Aleve (naproxen) daily for a month?

Don't: As long as you feel fine, probably nothing. But you should try not to take the medication long term like that as it puts you at risk of gastric ulcers. See a physician to address why you need the medication. ...Read more

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What happens when someone takes too much aleve (naproxen)?

Serious problems: He or she can end up with serious toxicity from the med including ulcers, GI bleeds and compromise of kidney function. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take 4 aleve (naproxen)?

What will happen if you take 4 aleve (naproxen)?

Don't exceed the max: Don't exceed the maximum daily dose prescribed. If you need more medicine than that, ask your doctor for more. Explain that it doesn't have to be just one medicine, so that if you have already tried one, maybe consider taking two medicines at a time. ...Read more

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Can i take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Can i take mucinex d and aleve at the same time?

Interactions?: Yes, this is a common combination for treatment of cold symptoms. You might prefer to take with food to minimize nausea, particularly the Aleve. You could also take an hour or so apart if taking all that medicine at once causes nausea.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 aleves (naproxen) at a time?

No: This is considered an overdose of the medication. If you are having that much pain and inflammation, consult your doctor for a proper dosage of medicine or a prescription. ...Read more

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How much aleve (naproxen) should u take to lighten and shorten your period?

Aleve (naproxen) does not: Aleve (naproxen) will not lighten or shorten your period. I might help with cramping pain from menstruation. But this will not shorten your period or lighten it. Even women on birth control will still have periods. ...Read more

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Can you take Lunesta (eszopiclone) and Aleve together?

Can you take Lunesta (eszopiclone) and Aleve together?

Yes: There should be no problem taking these medications together. Remember that Aleve (naproxen) should be taken with food. Feel better and get some good sleep. ...Read more

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I took one aleve 4hrs ago. Can I take my 15mg Meloxicam now?

I took one aleve 4hrs ago. Can I take my 15mg Meloxicam now?

Better wait 4 more: hours, the two are NSAIDs and side effects can be an issue if taken too soon. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be used in the interim to control pain/fever if you wish, have a good day ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aleve, while on zoloft (sertraline)?

Drug interactions: There is a possible drug interaction. Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker- "Using sertraline together with naproxen may increase the risk of bleeding. The interaction may be more likely if you are elderly or have kidney or liver disease". That does not mean you shouldn't take them both - but be aware of that risk. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take aleve (naproxen) with virtussin?

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Aleve (naproxen) + Virtussin: I assume you're referring to Virtussin DAC (http://www.drugs.com/cdi/virtussin-dac-liquid.html). Aleve (naproxen) is a brand of Naproxen. Using www.drugs.com Interaction Checker, I found no interactions btwn these two medications (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1690-2475,721-17317) but always discuss w/your Family Doc. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take 2 Aleve (naproxen) and goodys?

No: Goodys powder contains Aspirin and acetominophen ( tylenol). Aspirin and aleve should not be mixed. You should also not mix ibuprophen containing medications with either goody's powder, aspirin, or naproxen. ...Read more

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What if you accidentally take 4 aleves (naproxen) and feel fine?

Don't do it again: That is well above the recommended single dose. Repeating this dose can lead to significant GI and kidney problems. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Aleve (naproxen) with high bp?

Is it ok to take Aleve (naproxen) with high bp?

For short periods : Long term nsaids can cause kidney issues that can raise your BP . Avoid high dose long term use. ...Read more

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Can I take Aleve and cephalexin together?

Can I take Aleve and cephalexin together?

Sounds ok: A person who has no problems taking naproxen (Aleve) by itself, and who has no problems taking cephalexin (Keflex) by itself, should also have no problem taking Aleve and cephalexin together. The two medications do not have noticeable interactions with one another. ...Read more

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Can i take aleve for my back pain if i took hydroxyzine?

Can i take aleve for my back pain if i took hydroxyzine?

Just plain aleve: Is fine with hydroxyzine. Not aleve pm or other combo aleve preparations ...Read more

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Can i take Aleve sinus and cold with tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Yes you can: It is safe. However, take it with food or proton pump inhibitors (prilosec) to prevent potential stomach pain. ...Read more

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I took two aleve at 3 something can I take excedrin migraine?

I took two aleve at 3 something can I take excedrin migraine?

Clarify: Please resubmit and let us know how many hours are in between. I don't have a way to know if that was 3 am or 3 pm and what time it was when you submitted the question. ...Read more

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