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Aleve is one of the brands names for the drug, Naproxen, which is used to treat a number of inflammation-related ailments. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing the hormones that cause inflammation.
Do not use Aleve if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAID’s. Aleve can cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. Do not take this drug if you have heart disease, as it may increase your risk of a stroke or heart attack. Do not use before or after heart surgeries. If you have a history of liver or kidney disease; stomach ulcers or bleeding; heart disease, heart failure or high blood pressure; a history of heart attack, stroke or a blood clot; a bleeding or blood clotting disorder; asthma; polyps in your nose; or if you smoke.
Talk with your doctor before using Aleve if you are pregnant. Aleve is a FDA pregnancy category C. Taking Aleve during your last trimester of pregnancy can result in birth defects. Aleve can pass into breast milk and may harm the baby. Do not use without first telling your doctor you are nursing. Do not give Aleve to any child younger than 2 years old without doctor’s advice.
Aleve is most commonly used to relieve minor pains symptomatic of arthritis, menstrual cramps, headache, tooth pain, muscular aches, and the common cold. It can also be used to help temporarily relieve a fever.
If you experience any signs of an allergic reaction get emergency medical help. These signs can include hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your lips, tongue, face, or throat. Other side effects you may experience are:
If you experience any of these side effects stop using Aleve and contact your medical professional immediately.
Always speak with your doctor and pharmacist about possible drug interactions when starting a new drug. If you take an antidepressant such as fluoxetine, sertraline, trazodone, vilazodone, paroxetine, citalopram, escitalopram, or fluvoxamine speak with your doctor. Taking an NSAID with any of these medications can cause you to bleed or bruise easily.
If you are using a blood thinner, lithium, methotrexate, a diuretic, steroids, other NSAID’s or heart or blood pressure medication you need to see if it’s safe to use Aleve.
If using Aleve to treat a chronic disorder, speak with your doctor about proper dosage. In the event of an overdose, call for emergency medical attention immediately.
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