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Can I take ibproufen or Aleve (naproxen) for sore neck muscles. I also take amitriptyline. Any interactions?

Increased bleeding. The two interactions that would be characterized relatively minor would be the enhancement of bleeding seen with Amitriptyline combined with Ibuprofen and a possibility of medications that lower inflammation reducing the efficacy of medications for depression that is only suggested by basic science research and has not been proven. I would talk to your prescribing physician about your concerns! Read more...

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...

I had an operation 2 1/2 weeks ago and am on Xarelto. I would like to take 1 x 250 mg Naproxen each night to help with neck pain. Would it be safe?

Don't do it!!! This can lead to excessive bleeding - very bad idea! Talk ASAP w/ your Dr. If your pain is not adequately managed by the pain med Rx'd - they may provide an alternative or advice. RISKY mix! Not good. Read more...

Rt shoulder pain, moderate in movement, severe to touch. Using ice, take naproxen for oa. No injury. Not improving x5 days. Concurrent with neck pain?

Needs to be checked. You have had this for 5 days and it is not improving with Naproxen and ice locally it needs to be checked by your doctor or an orthopedic specialist and may need imaging like MRI to make a diagnosis andv appropriate treatment. Read more...
Shoulder issue. Sounds like a rotator cuff injury/tendinitis. Given that it hurts to touch and you have some loss of range of motion. The neck pain may be secondary but if evaluating/treating the shoulder doesn't improve then consider evaluating the neck for other causes. See a good musculoskeletal non-operative sports medicine specialist like a physiatrist (physical medicine ; rehabilitation) doctor. Read more...