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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?

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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
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In brief: 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!!

In brief: 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!!
Dr. Richard Durando
Dr. Richard Durando
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