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I took one liquid gel aleve (naproxen) at 3pm Monday, can I take 1 800mg ibuprofen now at 130am Tuesday?

Pain med dosing. No problem. Taking an ibuprofen now will be fine. Aleve (Naproxen) is usually dosed at 220 or 250 mg per pill without a prescription. The max safe daily dose of naproxen is 500 mg every 12 hours. The max safe dose for Ibuprofen is 800 mg every 8 hrs. In general, it is probably best if you stick with one or the other. Even tho it is not quite 12 hrs since the Aleve, it is fine to take ibu now. Read more...

I took naproxen 550 mg for my back pain this morning around 11am and it was my last one so I took a 800 ibuprofen around 10pm is his okay?

Not a problem. These are standard, effective doses for back pain. Hopefully they are effective for you. You need only to be concerned about stomach acidity with these pills. Otherwise the schedule you mentioned is fine. Read more...

Had dental work today. Took two aleve (naproxen) afterwards at 1pm and two more at 5pm. At 930 pm my head is pounding. Can I take an ibuprofen 800 now?

Pounding Head. Aleve (naproxen) is usually a very safe product for short periods. When you take 2 aleve (naproxen) you effective taking a prescription dose of Naprosyn, the first use of this chemical introduces 20 years ago. Is your head ache in the area of your dental care? Is it on the side of the dental care? Consult your dentist!! Read more...
No... Aleve and Ibuprofen are the same type of drug...NSAIDS. By taking them together you effectively are overdosing. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a different type of drug and can be taken concurrently and may have a synergistic effect. . Read more...
Yes, you can. However, if you need additional pain relief, you can combine aleve with Tylenol (acetaminophen) . Always talk to your doctor before combining any medications. Read more...