Can you take Naproxen along with Vicodin for pain? Are there any side effects? Sean.
This type of question can be safely answered only by your own physician because he or she needs to answer it in the context of your full medical history and all medications you may be using, both prescription and over-the-counter. Combining NSAIDs such as naproxen with the acetaminophen in Vicodin can increase the risk of kidney problems, so this combination should be used only under the supervision of your physician.
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Generic Name: NAPROXEN ENTERIC-COATED TABLET - ORAL Pronounced: (nah-PROX-en) Naproxen Oral Uses
Naproxen is used to relieve pain from various conditions
such as headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain, and menstrual cramps.
It also reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness caused by arthritis,
bursitis, and gout attacks. This medication is known as a nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking your body's production of
certain natural substances that cause inflammation.
If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis,
ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to
treat your pain. See also Warning section.
How To Use Naproxen Oral
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist
before you start using naproxen and each time you get a refill. If you have any
questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Shake the bottle well before each dose. Carefully measure...
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