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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

Naproxen (Definition)

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

 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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Aspirin (Definition)

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