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What can i take with aleve for back pain?

Aleve (naproxen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Aleve is used to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains due to arthritis, muscular aches, backache, menstrual cramps, headache, toothache,and the common cold.Occupation: 

Is Aleve better than Advil? Aleve is long acting and Advil is short acting. Advil is better suited for the treatment of acute pain and is the most appropriate NSAID for children. Aleve is better suited for the treatment of chronic conditions. Aleve is more likely than Advil to cause gastrointestinal (GI) side effects because it is longer acting.

Is Aleve good for pain? Aleve (naproxen) is good for relieving pain from common conditions like menstrual cramps, toothaches, and arthritis. It lasts longer than other NSAIDS so you don’t have to take it as often.

Is the pain reliever Aleve right for You? Aleve is used to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains due to arthritis, muscular aches, backache, menstrual cramps, headache, toothache,and the common cold. Aleve is also used to temporarily reduce fever. Aleve may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the best over the counter for back pain? Ibuprofen (such as Advil or Motrin), available over-the-counter, is an excellent medication for the short-term treatment of low back pain.

Precautions

Precautions

  • Watch for bleeding, heart attack or stroke signs.
  • Avoid use in pregnancy from 20 weeks until birth
  • Best to take with food to lessen stomach upset
  • Watch for bleeding, heart attack or stroke signs.
  • Avoid use in pregnancy from 20 weeks until birth
  • Best to take with food to lessen stomach upset
  • May make you drowsy or dizzy. Drive with caution
  • Limit alcohol consumption and stop using tobacco.
  • Low dose daily aspirin ok Ask MD about other NSAIDs

  • For tablet products : Before use, important to read the Medication Guide. Do not take more than package label recommends. Swallow with 8 oz water. Do not lie down for 10min.
  • For tablet, extended release products : Swallow whole with water. Do not lie down for 10min.

What are side effects of Aleve?Any warnings while using Aleve?Does Aleve interact with any drugs?How to use Aleve?What if you missed a dose of Aleve?What if you overdose on Aleve?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

Was this helpful?What are the main differences between Advil and Aleve? Differences in a Nutshell The main ingredient in Advil is Ibuprofen while the central part of the Aleve medicine is Naproxen. Each tablet of Advil contains 200-800 mg of the main chemical while each tablet of Aleve contains around 220 mg compound. Advil can be consumed in the form of multiple doses while Aleve is taken as OCT dose only.

What are the dangers of taking too much Aleve? Taking too much Aleve®, or naproxen, can lead to an overdose. Signs of an Aleve® overdose are confusion, dizziness, and slow or shallow breathing. Other signs include nausea, stomach pain and vomiting. An overdose is a serious matter and can lead to death if untreated.

Is it safe to take Advil and Aleve together? No, Advil (ibuprofen) and Aleve (naproxen) should not be taken together. Both Advil and Aleve are in the classified as NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory Drugs). They have the same mechanism of action and taking them together greatly increases the chances of adverse effects.

Is Aleve the same as Flexeril? Dr. Thomas Alost Jr answered. Yes: Aleve (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory pain medicine and Flexeril is a muscle relaxer and can be taken together.