How many Aleve equal Anaprox (naproxen)?

Naproxen sodium. Aleve is a consumer brand of generic naproxen sodium while Anaprox is a prescription brand of generic naproxen sodium. Anaprox 275mg of naproxen sodium is equivalent to 250mg naproxen while Aleve 220mg of naproxen sodium is equivalent to 200mg naproxen. You won't find an exact match unless you count 5 Aleve or 4 Anaprox but that's way too much to take at once.

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How many aleve OTC equal a anaprox (naproxen)?

See below. One tablet (220mg of naproxen sodium) of Aleve contains 200 mg of naproxen which is the active ingredient. An Anaprox tablet (275 mg naproxen sodium) contains 250 mg of naproxen, therefore 1 tablet of Anaprox is equivalent to 1 &¼ (1.25) tablets of Aleve. Read more...

Is taking 2 and a half Naproxen 220 mg OTC the same as taking Anaprox (naproxen) DS 550 mg?

Similar. Different salts are used to make each product so the anaprox (naproxen) will begin to,work faster; however, if taken over a couple,of days, the general anti inflammatory, pain effect is the same. Read more...

Is motrin the same or similar to Aleve (naproxen)?

Motrin & Aleve (naproxen) No. Motrin is ibuprofen. Aleve is naproxen. They are both NSAIDs and act in a similiar manner. Naproxen may cause more stomach issues. Read more...
YES. they are bot NSAIDS and have the same exact mechanism of action. naproxen (Aleve) seems to be a bit stronger and therefore more irritating to the GI tract. Read more...
Not same. But they are similar (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aleve (aka naprosyn/naproxen) is taken twice a day whereas ibuprofen (aka Motrin, Advil) is a med that can be taken every 6 to 8 hours (this 3 or 4 times a day). Both drugs work by reducing the inflammatory response by the body. You should use one or the other, but not both at the same time to reduce risk of GI upset and kidney stress . Read more...

Muscle relaxers and Aleve (naproxen) be taken at the same time?

Yes. Aleve (naproxen) is a non steroidal anti inflammatory and is commonly prescribed along with muscle relaxers for muscle injury and spasm. Read more...

I took both Aleve (naproxen) and ibprophen at the same time is this ok or is this something that is more serious? I took 2 Aleve (naproxen) and 4 Ibprophen..

TOO MUCH. Alleve 1 tablet is Naroxen 220 mgm 2(440) mgm by itself it is not a high dose if taken every 12 hours as prescription Naproxen dose is 500 mgm every12 hours you took 4 tablets of ibupriprpten dose was not listed but if it is over the counter it is 200mgm tablet and four of these make 800 mgm which will add to the alleve you took.It is too much and cause stomach gastritis,bleeding Dont do again. Read more...