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Naproxen (Definition)

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


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What is the difference between naproxin and meloxocam?

Different classes: The are both nsaids but from different classes just like penicillin and sulfa are both antibiotics but from different classes. ...Read more

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What is the difference between baby aspirin and normal aspirin?

What is the difference between baby aspirin and normal aspirin?

Dose: Babies should not be given aspirin the so called "baby aspirin" is a 65 mg tablet. Regular Aspirin is anywhere from 325 to 1000 mg. ...Read more

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The difference between ibuprofen and aspirin?

The difference between ibuprofen and aspirin?

Both are NSAIDs. But: Asa has a 14 day effect on platelet coaguability. Ibuprofen has this effect only as long as it is in the blood stream. Asa has an effect caused by de-acetylation, on thromboxane synthesis by the lining of blood vessels , which inhibits atherosclerosis. This effect does not occur with nsaids other than asa, which may slightly increase it's risk. All may decrease arthritis pain, but asa is unique. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?

What is the difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?

One is an analgesic: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is in the class of analgesics that will help with the pain and reduce your fever. Motrin is an anti-inflammatory that reduces the inflammation and swelling and will secondarily reduce pain to the area. ...Read more

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What is the difference between anaprox, (naproxen) naproxin?

What is the difference between anaprox, (naproxen) naproxin?

They are the same.: All medications carry two different names, there is the generic name which is the name of the actual drug (naproxen in this case) and the trade name from the company who sells it (anaprox in this case). Naproxen is sold under several other trade names but they are all essentially the same medication. Many times if you can find generic Naproxen at wal-mart you can save a dollar or two! ...Read more

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What is the difference between anticoagulants and antiaggregants?

What is the difference between anticoagulants and antiaggregants?

Drugs: antiplatelet drugs interfere with platelet aggregation. Anticoagulant drugs interfere with the coagulation cascade. Antithrombotic is a term covering both kinds of clot medication. ...Read more

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What is the differene between flurbiprofen vs ibuprofen?

What is the differene between flurbiprofen vs ibuprofen?

Similar meds: Flurbiprofen and Ibuprofen are two different medications in the same class of medications called nsaids (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs). Drugs in this class are used for treating pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hydrocodone and tramadol?

What is the difference between hydrocodone and tramadol?

Tramadol/Codeine: Hydrocodone is a semi synthetic opioid from Codeine, classified as Schedule 2 narcotic. Tramadol is an opioid analgesic classified as Schedule 4 narcotic. Both are used for pain, but Hydrocodone is also used for cough suppression. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the tramadol and tramadol hcl?

What is the difference between the tramadol and tramadol hcl?

Tramadol: Both same medication, also called ultram, which is used for moderate pain, such as rheumatic pain. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Prilosec and zantec?

What  is the difference between Prilosec and zantec?

Prilosec - Zantac (ranitidine): Prilosec is a drug in the class called proton pump inhibitors. Drugs in this class shut down the production of stomach acid. Zantac, pepcid, and tagamet are in the drug class called histamine-2 receptor blockers. These drugs block the effect of histamine on receptors in the stomach which produce acid. Prilosec is much more potent than zantac (ranitidine) but zantac (ranitidine) has a faster onset of action. ...Read more

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What is the difference between mobic (meloxicam) and celebrex?

What is the difference between mobic (meloxicam) and celebrex?

Similar: Both are inhibitors of the enzyme cyclooxygenase (cox). There are two forms of this enzyme. Celebrex is considered active against "cox2 only" and Mobic (meloxicam) is considered active against "mostly cox2." this may make them gentler on the stomach than traditional medications like ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. ...Read more

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What is the difference between aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen?

What is the difference between aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen?

Effect on baby: Aspirin and Ibuprofen are related anti-inflammatory pain medicines. They should be avoided in pregnancy, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters because they can close an important valve in the baby's heart. This valve normally closes at the time of birth which is why they can be taken post-partum. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain reliever that does not have this effect on the baby and is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the difference between acetomenophine & motrin?

What is the difference between acetomenophine & motrin?

Different: Acetaminophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) or paracetamol in parts of the world is pain killer and debt reducer like motrin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is metabolize by liver and Motrin by kidney. Also Motrin has an anti inflam property to help reduce swelling. ...Read more

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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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Worse for bilirubin, aspirin or naproxen?

Worse for bilirubin,  aspirin or naproxen?

Neither: It depends on why the bilirubin is elevated. It could be benign elevation, it could be related to a variety of different types of liver diseases. The question is why is the bilirubin elevated. With that information, and the type of liver disease you have we can better recommend. ...Read more

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Can i take Aleve (naproxen) and aspirin for pain?

Can i take Aleve (naproxen) and aspirin for pain?

Not a good idea: I would not mix these two meds because of a significant increase in the risk of ulcers or GI bleeds with this combination. ...Read more

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I was wondering are aspirin or Aleve (naproxen) bad for your liver?

Rarely: Aleve (naproxen) is more likely to cause liver inflammation but this is a relatively uncommon side effect. ...Read more

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Can i take aspirin with aleve (naproxen)?

Yes, but: Both are anti inflammatory agents. Both can be tough on the stomach lining. Watch your dosage and take with food. Both can also act as blood thinners. Don't use them before or after a surgical procedure until your doctor ok's their use. ...Read more

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Naproxen vs aspirin for neck pain. Which one is better?

Naproxen vs aspirin for neck pain. Which one is better?

Naproxen: Different people respond better to one anti-inflammatory over another. Ibuprofen and Naproxen are common and some people often find one more effective than the other. Aspirin, while also an nsaid, has an increased risk of bleeding as compared with the others, and at higher doses may be more likely to lead to stomach issues. ...Read more

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Safest for osteoarthritis: buffered aspirin, ultracet, (tramdol and acetaminophen) or naproxen?

Safest for osteoarthritis: buffered aspirin, ultracet, (tramdol and acetaminophen) or naproxen?

Naproxen.: I'd choose naproxen for (1) ease of dosing, (2) less stomach toxicity, (3) no addictive potential and ultimately (4) because it works well. ...Read more

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Took aspirin 6 hours ago is it safe to take aleve (naproxen) now?I

Yes: That should be ok if ASA has not worked for you Do note that they may have an additive effect on your stomach lining. If you already have stomach problem (gastritis, ulcer etc), consider taking an acid-controller with it. If you need to take NSAID regularly, you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you die from taking Aleve (naproxen) with aspirin together or too much of both together?

No magic number: Long term use of alleve and/.Or Aspirin can lead to stomach ulcers, esophageal ulcers and a number of other bleeding problems. The serious consequences of these agents relates to bleeding thouhg drugs in this class (nsaids) can cause cardiac and kidney problems. Check with your physician regarding how long and how much you should be taking and are there any alternatives. ...Read more

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Should i take low dose aspirin before or after taking naproxen?

Should i take low dose aspirin before or after taking naproxen?

before, perhaps: Ibuprofen definitely interferes with Aspirin effect and the two should never be combined. Naproxen has been controversial - with unclear evidence of a problem with Aspirin or if it can replace aspirin. Probably take Aspirin first, if taking both. ...Read more

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Can i take an Aleve (naproxen) several hrs following a baby aspirin ?

Can i take an Aleve (naproxen) several hrs following a baby aspirin ?

See below: Not recommended as the too meds have an additive effect on bleeding and increase GI bleed risk. ...Read more

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If I have an aspirin allergy, with gastritis, why does naproxen not cause me problems?

What are the: symptoms? It could be rather an adverse drug reaction to aspirin and not a true allergy. If you do have true allergic reaction to aspirin, you better avoid all the NSAIDs , including naproxen, as you may very well develop a reaction later. Follow up with your allergist, or see one if you haven't already, check acaai.org or aaaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more

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Halfprin (Definition)

Halfprin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


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Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more