Talk to your doctor before using aspirin together with naproxen. Frequent or regular use of naproxen may reduce the effectiveness of aspirin if you are taking it to prevent heart attacks or strokes. In addition, combining these medications may increase your risk of developing gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding.
Then, can I take aspirin and Aleve in the same day?
If you need additional pain relief, you can combine aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen with acetaminophen. However, do not take aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen within 8-12 hours of each other. Also, watch out for pain medications that might be included in combination products such as those used for cough and cold.
Is aspirin and Aleve the same thing?
Ibuprofen, sold as Motrin or Advil, is chemically similar to regular aspirin and functions in a similar way. In lower doses, ibuprofen seems to irritate the esophagus and stomach lining less than aspirin and naproxen. Naproxen, sold as Aleve, is especially effective as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Can you take advil with Aleve?
He could take his naproxen (Aleve) eight hours after taking ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) or he could take ibuprofen 12 hours after taking naproxen. If you need additional pain relief, you can combine aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen with acetaminophen.