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Aleve shapes

Why are some Aleve round and others oval? ## Hello, Jillann! How are you? Because the shape doesn't actually mean anything. That is entirely up to the whit and whim of the manufacturer. Aleve contains the active ingredient Naproxen Sodium, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. This medication may be contraindicated with some medical conditions and/or medications. Is there anything else I can help with? ## The round ones I believe last 8-12hours and the ovals I believe are 6-8 hours

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Bought Aleve gel tabs but found 6 white oblong pills inside

I opened up a new bottle of Aleve gel caps and I found six white oblong pills inside. What should I do, contact the pharmacy or the makers?

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L498

a small round light blue pill that has L498 on one side and nothing on the other side ## found pill labels L498 on one side nothing on the other ## I found the same pills and want to know what they are ## round blue pill ## The blue pill with L498 on it is Aleve: over-the-counter Naproxen Sodium. ## Hello, Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Guaifenesin extended release (600 mg). Guaifenesin is used in the treatment of coughing, but the drug has numerous other uses, including medical, veterinary, and personal. Manufacturer: Perrigo New York Inc. NOTE: this pill is classified as white- not light blue You can learn more about this drug on the page for Guaifenesin Details If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ##...

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false positive on drug test for benzodiazepines what can cause this

My son is taking aleve, ibuprofen, sertraline and has tested positive for benzodiazepines. He just started on trazadone and is still testing positive for benzodiazepines. Do you know if any of these can be the cause? ## Sertraline causes false positives about 26% of the time. In some people (like me), the body metabolizes it in such a way that it creates a benzo type chemical. Aleve will also cause false positives. ## Can jet alert or red bull or Hydrocodone/acetaminophen cause a false positive on drug screen for benzos ## Ive been testing dirty for benzodiazepines. Ive been taking flomax percocets aleve benadryl nyquil ## there are many over the counter meds and prescription meds that will show false positive.if you know you haven't taken what you're being accused of then deman...

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aleve and instaflex

Are these to meds harmful taken on same day? ## Hello, Barbara! How are you? Instaflex is actually classified as a supplement, not a medication, so no, it should not be a problem, as long as your doctor approves. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Aleve as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can you take Aleve while taken Instaflex? Please advise right now?? ## Good afternoon doctor I take 2 Aleve a day may I take Instaflex also with Centrum and acid reflux reducer medicine?

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False Positive For LSD

I am in drug court and I came up positive for LSD on a drug screen. I haven't used LSD! I'm taking no prescription drugs whatsoever except over the counter Aleve on a daily basis. I do, however have chronic liver disease that is bad. I told the court and they are sending the urine in for confirmation testing. Will liver disease affect a drug test? Can it make me show up positive for LSD? Also, will the confirmation test safely confirm that I haven't taken it? I'm so upset because I know I haven't taken it! Please help!

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Co Aleva Side Effects

I have a contact allergy and this is the medicine that work for me. Every time I stopped using taking this medicine, the rushes in my hands appeared. Just want to know what will happen if I take this medicine more than my doctors prescription time. ## Co-Aleve contains the active ingredients Ebastine and Betamethasone, it is used to treat seasonal allergies, but since the Betamethasone is a steroid class medication, it can cause some serious complications if used for a very long period of time. You should speak to your doctor about finding something else that is safe for you to use long-term. How long of a course does your doctor usually prescribe? ## I had rashes and the ER doctor prescribed prednisone and cetirizine for 5 days...but my rashes didnt go away so i decided to go to a derm...

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is it ok to take aleve with hydrocodone/acetaminophen

Is hydrocodone 10/325 and naproxen sodium 220 mg ok to take together? ## Hello, Kate! How are you? I'm sorry, to prevent spam posts, the site administrator/owner has set a limit on the number of characters that must be typed, in order to submit a post. And yes, they can be taken together, as long as your doctor approves. The U.S FDA warns that Hydrocodone is a narcotic analgesic, so it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I've been taking hydrocodone post knee surgery, but it wears off quickly. Can I supplement with Aleve in between doses?

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Taking L484 pill for pain

I feel like I have nerve damage in my left hand/arm. The ligament is gone in my hand and my arm gets bad pain. I take Aleve. I have no Aleve left, so can I take this pain pill (L484)? How well does it work for pain? ## This tablet is listed by the FDA as containing 500mgs of Acetaminophen, it is a generic or store brand of Tylenol. The typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, and headache. Has it helped you, at all? Are you on any other medications?

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Divaticulitis

I quit taking ambien at night to go to sleep. I have been taking one regular aleve at bedtime to go to sleep for about three years. I have heard that can cause diverticulitis. Should I get off of that and if I need to what else could I take for sleeping.

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why are some Aleve tablets round and oval?

I have a round blue pill that can be split. One half has "ALV" and the other half has "196". Is this Aleve?

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MRI shows bulging L4 disk pinching nerve

I've had steroid inj's. with good results till now. Usually with bed rest I'm better in a few day but with this disk the pain had been so intense and the numbness on my foot is getting worse. Usually Aleve helps but now even the Tylenol 4 doesn't help and spasms on my leg have gotten worse. I don't want more surgery, 6 is enough. What else besides inj's. will help so that I can function again and continue taking care of my great grandson? ## There are quite a few other medication options, such as Morphine, Oxycontin, Norco, Opana, and Dialudid. Have you tried any of these, yet? The FDA warns that they carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Is there anything else I can hel...

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Side Effects of taking Aleve for a month

I was advised by a ER doctor to take Aleve for a serious jaw injury that left me in serious pain. After taking 2 pills a day for a little over a month ( again was recommended to me by the doctor ) I started developing bad headaches, I started getting very agitated and nervous for no reason and I started having really odd dreams. After being unable to get though to the doctor, I just had enough and stopped taking the pills. After a few days I started to see minor improvement. The headaches went from head splitting to very minor and the odd dreams went away BUT what alarmed me was that at times my heart would feel like it was pounding like a drum and over the past few days I started getting occasional hot flashes. My question is this..... is this just "withdrawal symptoms" of me s...

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what blue oval side pill has the number 144 on it and nothng

I would like to know because the pills was found by my youngest grandson. I just want to know are they generic Aleve or what? ## Hello, Natata! How are you? Yes, this tablet is manufactured by Marksans Pharma and they list it as containing 220mgs of Naproxen, so it is a generic or store brand of Aleve. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?

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confused abt expiration date it's not clear

Iam v confused with expiry date on my bottle I feel it's Jan 2016 n my son say no its Jan 2018 plz could u help me if I gv u lot nmber NAAEHCN aleve neproxen sodiume 220mg

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Pressure in head after taking Aleve?

I have very painful tendinitis in my right wrist. I took 2 Aleve about 2 hours ago and I'm having a lot of pressure in my head. Could this be my blood pressure going up due to taking Aleve? I take Hyzaar for high blood pressure. Before I go to bed I want to take Hydrocodone with acitaminafin. Am I going to cause more problems for myself? I'm 79 years old but in pretty good shape. ## Hello, Joanne! How are you doing? Has there been any change? Usually, it takes more than just 2 of them to cause blood pressure elevations. According to the FDA is usually takes high doses being taken for a long period of time. However, there is no way to be sure how any given medication will affect any given person that takes it, so the only way to find out for sure is by checking your blood pressur...

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aleve and fentanyl together

I need to know whether I can take "aleve" and fentanyl together? ## Hello, Jane! How are you? I didn't find any problems, or interactions listed between these two medications, so that should be fine, as long as your doctor approves. The FDA classifies Fentanyl as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Aleve is a NSAID and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation and increased risk of bleeding. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can a Butrans (5 mcg/hr) Patch be combined with 2 Aleves (every 12 hours) or is a Butran Patch with 2 aspirins (325mg) more effective for severe back and shoulder pain. A...

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what happens if excedrin pm and aleve are combined

If excedrin pm and aleve are combined, what happens ## It depends on the amount that is combined. Large amounts of it could cause severe organ damage and/or a fatal overdose. However, a normal dose will usually just result in upset stomach, headache, vomiting and stomach irritation. You may also get really drowsy and dizzy. In general, they really shouldn't be combined, because you are combining medications that all do the same things, so it isn't necessary. The Excedrin PM contains Acetaminophen and Diphenhydramine: and the Aleve contains Naproxen: Also, combining them regularly can result in organ damage, or stomach conditions such as ulcers and gastritis. Have you been combining them? ## I accidently took 2 advil pm's and then 1 hour leter took 2 aleves ## I got confused ...

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stacker benzo false positive

I failed a urine drug rest for benzos today for drug court and the only thing I have taken different was I took four of the OTC stacker 2 yellow hornets. And the day before yest I took 2 generic over the counter Aleve. Could either one have caused my false positive for benzos? I haven't even taken any benzos in years. Please help.

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enantyum pain relief

I need a USA equivalent after dental implants ## It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, this one, Dexketoprofen, isn't available here, but there are several others that are, both over the counter and via prescription. A couple over the counter ones are Aleve and Advil. The FDA lists their typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Which one has your dentist recommended?

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