Generic Name: NAPROXEN 220 MG - ORAL Pronounced: (nah-PROX-en) Aleve Oral Precautions
Before taking naproxen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen,
celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
asthma (including a history of worsening breathing after
taking aspirin or other NSAIDs)
blood disorders (such as anemia, bleeding/clotting
growths in the nose (nasal polyps)
heart disease (such as congestive heart failure, previous
high blood pressure
severe loss of body water (dehydration)
throat/stomach/intestinal problems (such as bleeding,
Foot Injury If you suspect that you have broken or fractured bones in a toe or foot, call a doctor, who will probably order x-rays. Even if you can walk, you still might have a fracture. People are often able to walk even if a foot bone has been fractured, particularly if it is a chipped bone or a toe fracture. Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used to treat mild pain caused by muscle inflammation. Aspirin is the most common NSAID. Others include ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, Rufen), ketoprofen (Actron, Orudis KT), naproxen (Aleve, Naprelan), and tolmetin (Tolectin). A gel containing ibuprofen can be applied to sore joints. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is not an NSAID, and although it is a mild pain reliever, it will not reduce inflammation. It is important to note that high doses or long-term use of any NSAID can cause gastrointestinal disturbances with sometimes serious consequences, including dangerous bleeding. ...
Definition Hemorrhoid surgery is the removal of swollen veins around the anus. See also: Hemorrhoids Alternative Names Hemorrhoidectomy Description Hemorrhoid surgery is often done in an outpatient clinic or your doctor's office, with little or no anesthesia . Hemorrhoids can be surgically removed using a special stapler or sutures (stiches). After the hemorrhoid is removed, you may have stitches that dissolve on their own and gauze packing to reduce bleeding. Other treatments may include: A shot into the hemorrhoid to reduce swelling (sclerotherapy) A rubber band around the hemorrhoid to cut off its blood supply Shrinking the hemorrhoid with heat, or freeze it with liquid nitrogen Minor surgery to treat the hemorrhoid (hemorrhoidectomy) Smaller hemorrhoids may not need surgery. Why the Procedure Is Performed Most small hemorrhoids can be managed with lifestyle changes and diet. Your doctor may recommend hemorrhoid surgery if lifestyle and diet changes and medicines have not worked. Before the Proced...
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