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  1. went off doxy, could that be my problem??? 11th March 2005
    ... me on the percs and gave me naproxen. I told her Aleve doesn't work anymore, so she gave me a patch that...

  2. Lyme And Ms Diagnosis?! 5th August 2004
    ... doctor has prescribed a compounded medicine for because Aleve and Advil are not helping at all. I'll be picking...

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  1. Strange Symptoms 12th May 2008
    ... what? I am allergic to it. :) I have been taking aleve though. This stinks. Thanks so much....
    ... what? I am allergic to it. :) I have been taking aleve though. This stinks. Thanks so much. There ... supposed to be much better than the over the counter Aleve . Maybe this would work better for you. And I know...

  2. questions for the "old-timers" 14th March 2008
    ... to work through them (after a couple of days), take Aleve when necessary and go on. I don't know what will...
    ... could not find anything. I was instructed to take Aleve every 12 hours for two weeks and then come back if...
    ... and I was always normal. Also, did you take one Aleve every 12 hours? I find taking ibupofen works for ... me but I might give Aleve a try too. Dealing with peri-meno symptoms is one...
    ... muscles tight and then knotted or what. I took one Aleve in the morning and one twelve hours later. I was told...

  3. Knee pain and stiffness 7th November 2007
    ... figure out what was wrong. I was just told to take Aleve for two weeks. It did help some. The following...

  4. new questions..gas...meds..aches 12th September 2007
    ... achy all over, stiff muscles, even one simple as Aleve that I've used on & off for years. Does anyone ever...

  5. menopause and nerve pain 19th August 2007
    ... x-rays and could not find anything. I had to take Aleve everyday for two weeks and it eventually went away...

  6. Am I post-menopause??? 18th February 2006
    ... I have to switch or alternate between Tylendol and Aleve . I try not to take too much of this stuff b/c I read...

  7. backache help 12th January 2006
    ... taking an OTC pain relievers? I alternate between Aleve , Excedrin - don't take it everyday but days when I...

  8. I am about to scream right now, aaarrrgghhhh.... 18th October 2005
    ... I have had a headache all day, have taken so many aleve , and nothing, if I take anymore it would be considered...

  9. Hi hopefully, molly and the rest of the gang! 27th August 2005
    ... help - of course, I think I said the same thing about Aleve . All these OTC pain relievers seem to help sometimes...
    ... completely pain-free. The last two days I'm back to Aleve - something that I was taking couple of months ago...
    ... using the heating pad! I have been, however, taking Aleve too (again) so maybe that's it.... Hey Hellas,...

  10. to Molly (and others too!!) re : PERI ANXIETY 30th March 2005
    ... alternate these OTC pain relievers LOL! I was taking Aleve and lately it seem to not help anymore, then I switched...

  11. Feel like a WRECK..AGAIN!! 6th March 2005
    ... It is actually amazing! LOL! I am also taking Aleve or aspirin. You gotta help yourself thru this time...

  12. shoulder pain when period starts any clues?? 4th March 2005
    ... a few nights. I began taking Motrin yesterday and Aleve today. I have started to get depressed. My husband...

  13. Aches and Pains? 15th February 2005
    ... from Costco) daily. I recently read in Time mag that Aleve and aspirin are the only OTC pain relievers that will...
    ... pain that the doctors say they don't know what it is. Aleve is the only thing that sometimes works for me....
    ... Hi Twanger - how many Aleve s do you take? And does it rid your achy pain completely ... or it just subsides a bit? If I take an Aleve , I take only 1/day and it helps so-so. Hi RMC ...
    ... Molly, I was told to take 1 Aleve 2x/day or every twelve hours. The first dose usually ... everything cleared up. This year, I also had to take the Aleve for my knees and only took it one week and it is pretty...
    ... s first dose), you are pain free? Do you take the Aleve regularly or only as-needed? I don't want to OD on ... Aleve esp. hearing the news about it. I took 2 Aleves...
    ... after taking my third pill, I usually feel better. Aleve is not dangerous if you take it according to directions ... The ortho that I went to told me to only take one Aleve in the morning and take another one 12 hours later...
    ... careful with taking any kind of med, even OTC, like Aleve . I really appreciate your concern. I know a lot ... have helped a lot. :) In the past, whenever I take Aleve , it was always only 1 pill, and then maybe I might...
    ... go away some day ...and soon too! LOL! Taking the Aleve yesterday really helped. I feel fine this morning...
    ... seem to help though. But I have been reading about Aleve helping with arthritis, etc. and in reading yours...
    ... I hope that helps with the stomach irritation from Aleve . Molly - it seems as if the peri phase, with all...

  14. Are ANY painkillers not a risk anymore??? 26th December 2004
    ... Hi Pammar, I heard something about Aleve too. I thought it was bad only if you take too much...

  15. Pain issue. 12th December 2004
    ... t really know which is better. I did start taking Aleve 2X a day now and it seems to help. It seems like...

  16. Going thru a really bad time 8th December 2004
    ... didn't see anything abnormal. At that time, I took Aleve two times a day for two weeks and that cleared up...
    ... aching, clicking and clanking too. I started taking Aleve too and it seems to help but I wasn't sure if taking ... didn't see anything abnormal. At that time, I took Aleve two times a day for two weeks and that cleared up...

  17. Endometrial Biopsy? 5th November 2004
    ... I found it pretty painful. I was told to take an Aleve an hour before the appointment; I don't know if it...

  18. Headaches! 1st October 2004
    ... before my periods too - I took 2 Motrin Sinus plus an Aleve and it helped. molly...

  19. Help not sure what this is 12th August 2004
    ... WORST cramps ever, felt like I was in labor. Took 2 Aleve and went to bed for an hour. They subsided to a dull...

  20. Headaches Associated With Menopause 21st June 2004
    ... one that MIGHT help. You could try Tylendol Sinus, Aleve , Advil, Acetaminophen, Evening Primrose Oil. You...

  21. Hi, I'm new 6th June 2004
    ... am not on any perscription drugs. Once in awhile Aleve for arthritis in my hands and knees. Man, my 40's...

  22. Any help appreciated! 13th March 2004
    ... all the time. I even tried sinus headache pills, Aleve , Tylenol, etc. etc. but made sure I didn't mix too...

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  1. Testicle pain 8th March 2008
    ... doctor told me to take an anti inflammatory such as Aleve , but 1600 mg a day. That worked very well after a...

  2. enough is enough 3rd April 2005
    ... dont want to get hooked on vicodin, but advil and aleve suck! anybody have any suggestions of what might be...

Miscarriage & Still Birth board
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  1. contractions with miscarriage 7th July 2005
    ... the news that the fetus was no longer viable. Two Aleve tablets had no effect at all on the pain after an...

Multiple Sclerosis board
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  1. S.P. Meds 2nd June 2008
    ... morning, they are gone. We also know for a fact that ALeve seems to help those side effects more than Tylenol...

  2. sick and tired 28th May 2008
    ... And, make sure you arent abusing them, either. One Aleve before the injection should hold you for injection...

  3. for those of you who recently started REBIF... 27th May 2008
    ... hasn't been that bad. No real site reactions and the Aleve seems to really help with flu-like symptoms. I was...
    ... completely side effect free- and now dont even use Aleve unless Im already having a sick day to begin with...

  4. Avonex Side-Effectss 17th May 2008
    ... Only thing is silly me. THOUGHT i took my pre med Aleve ? Naprosyn tablet. Which i religiously take b4 i inject ... of my Angels here ( NIKKI) she was the one i try Aleve .. Haven't looked back. Now my hubby makes sure i take...
    ... also no injection sites reactions. Maybe I will try Aleve again instead of motrin too. Also, I suspect the...
    ... But dont start worrying about that..just try the Aleve . Because it lasts 12 hours and you only have to take...
    ... reassured me that it was just the chills. I'll try Aleve next week and pray it doesn't happen again. For my...

  5. Injections 16th May 2008
    ... time which is around 7pm. before i do that, i take 1 Aleve tablet half hour before Avonex. I'm normally in bed...
    ... I use the shorter needle, and next week I'm using Aleve instead of Motrin. With the exception of the last...

  6. The MS Specialist wants me on a DMD... 25th April 2008
    ... here to help you thru it...meanwhile, stock up on Aleve ...one pill 1/2 before the shot lasts 12 hours... ...
    ... do it at night and sleep thru the worst of it. TAKE ALEVE which lasts 12 hours....so much better than Tylenol...

  7. Such a twit.. 24th April 2008
    ... night for me. So here i am taking out my Naprosyn ( aleve ) tablet out. place it on the bench, grab the water ... asleep. i woke up again around 4am and popped another Aleve . Well Here now comes morning.. i have a needed ... like someone going through drug detox or something.. ALEVE has become my best friend when it comes to taking...
    ... problems remembering things like pills- not so much my Aleve , but my birthcontrol used to be a problem...id get ... .about 5 months into my Rebif I forgot to take my ALeve once- and no side effects! Now, I try to only take ... the Aleve when im having an all around bad day...if I have a ... whatever..in between I can take the shot without Aleve and actually not have side effects..hopefully at some...

  8. rebif side effects? 19th April 2008
    ... you, as much as you can get in you...and do take one aleve 1/2 hour before injection...that should do you- but ... feeling really shakey or feverish, you can take another Aleve .. Talk to your doctor if this happens again...and...

  9. betaferon or avonex 17th April 2008
    ... and after, etc. I've tried tylenol, ibuprofen and aleve and didn't notice a difference with any of them. I...
    ... fever/aches the first few times. Nothing motrin or aleve couldn't handle. Now, I do the injection on Thursday...

  10. Started Rebif 17th April 2008
    ... handle it better than some people...remember, one ALEVE 1/2 hour before injecting lasts 12 hours and really...
    ... effect thing nikki.... I definately stock up on that Aleve esp. since I allready have low grade fevers from MS...

  11. Rebif...the right choice? 13th April 2008
    ... many and will continue to suggest that you consider Aleve for your pre-shot med...Tylenol and Advil are fine ... , too...but Aleve is only one pill and it lasts 12 hours, which really...
    ... about 11 months ago, I did my shot, without taking my Aleve first...completely forgot about it! It wasnt until ... happened! The next time I had to do a shot, I skipped the Aleve on purpose- again, nothing happened. Its true that...

  12. Hopeless in Ohio 12th April 2008
    ... glassses, more if you can handle it....and take ONE ALEVE 1/2 before your shot and another one about an hour ... after it...technically ONE Aleve should do it, but while you are still getting used ... 5 hours later...space them out. It wont hurt you. Aleve lasts 12 hours, so taking it, instead of motrin or...

  13. Predicting Exacerbations 24th March 2008
    ... are you taking anything for pre-injection shots? Try Aleve . Its stronger than Tylenol or MOtrin, you only have...

  14. Information requested for SPMS patient re: Rebif vs. Betaseron vs. Methotrexate 13th March 2008
    ... with an over the counter NSAId - here alot of us take Aleve pre shot because it seems to work best. What makes...

  15. 1st Shot Rebif 29th February 2008
    ... few months, then most people stop having them. Try Aleve , 1 pill, 1/2 hour prior to your shot...see if that...

  16. Restarted Avonex :( 27th February 2008
    ... Hey guys, just so you know, I really think Aleve , or Naprosen (chemical name) is the way to go with ... Rebif.... A long time ago a nurse told me to try ONE ALEVE 1/2 hour before the shot, it lasts 12 hours and you ... between taking 2 tylenol, or even 3 motrin and ONE ALEVE . Its the best thing for interferon reactions! Ive...
    ... have to give a hearty YES!!! to the suggestion re Aleve . When I was taking Avonex it kept me going when I...
    ... I've tried aleve , tylenol, and ibuprofen and none of those helped me...
    ... I'll try Aleve and my neuro suggested taking the Norco (stronger...

  17. rebif 27th February 2008
    ... of my shots- then someone recommended I try taking Aleve (I had been taking 2 tylenol). The flu like symtoms ... stopped completely by taking one aleve 1/2 hour prior to my shot... Then, about 4 months ... into taking it, I accidentally forgot to take the Aleve - I was in Mexico, came in to get dressed for dinner ... feel well to begin with, then, Ill still take one aleve .. The good news is I had a MRI after 6 months on...

  18. copaxone allergic reaction? 13th February 2008
    ... .not everyone gets them. But, I did- and I took 2 aleve before the shot and they stopped. Its very controllable...
    ... like symptoms, I can only speak for Rebif. I took my Aleve at about 6 pm. Took the shot at about 7 pm (or shortly...

  19. aches and pains 8th February 2008
    ... pain for so many years I hardly notice it--take some Aleve and just keep trucking. The best thing I know of...

  20. Freaky chills 28th January 2008
    ... J, does taking an ALeve or Motrin help? Rebif chills are common, but shouldnt ... first few months you are on the drug....try taking ALeve 1/2 hour before the shot and see if it doesnt prevent...

  21. Pain 22nd January 2008
    ... would be looking for serious pain meds--but I stick w. Aleve and stretches. And I think I bruised a rib during...

  22. This may be a dumb question... 17th January 2008
    ... 1-3 months and they stop. They can be managed. One Aleve before my injection manages to keep all of them away ... pains for 4 hours after the shot...once I switched to Aleve , nothing...after a few months on the drug, I experimented...
    ... side effects. I get headaches and chills. Advil and Aleve work for that. So far, I'm one year in and no knew...
    ... to only bother you for a few hours. When I took 1 Aleve at 9 pm and did my shot at 9:30 pm, I could go to...

  23. just diagnosed today 14th January 2008
    ... As for side effect i don't get a thing since taking Aleve / Naprosyn before my injection. Good luck in yr decision...

  24. Chills from Rebif anyone? 10th January 2008
    ... but they passed in about 4 months... I take one aleve prior to each shot, and have never had a side effect...
    ... Try taking ONE Aleve instead of two tylenol...its gentler on your stomache ... long time ago and it really works! I only take my Aleve now when Im feeling crappy to begin with...on the...
    ... second that!! I followed Nikki's advice and take 1 aleve before (or sometimes right after, if i forget!) my ... Rebif since November. I keep thinking i'll skip the aleve eventually, but for now i'm sticking with what works...

  25. First treatment of Avonex today..have a question 9th January 2008
    ... Advil works great for me. I like it better than Aleve . Also, I use the powder mix on the doctors recommendation...
    ... hands. I have NO side effects anymore since taking Aleve SR 750 . I take one tablet, and it lasts 12 hrs. So...

  26. Do Flu/Viral Infections Aggrevate Symptoms 8th January 2008
    ... to begin with. Take over the counter stuff, Motrin, Aleve and/or cold meds to try to treat the symptoms and...
    ... to begin with. Take over the counter stuff, Motrin, Aleve and/or cold meds to try to treat the symptoms and...

  27. What should I expect? 3rd January 2008
    ... positive resolutions! I wanted to ask you, have you tried Aleve , for pre-injection drugs, instead of taking Tylenol ... You didnt actually say what you were trying. One Aleve lasts 12 hours, and if after 3 or 4 hours you still ... second one. I have found thru trial and error that Aleve works best on Interferon aches and flu like symptoms...

  28. Side Effect Questions Copaxone & Avonex 29th December 2007
    ... Does anyone not have these effects? I know to take Aleve 1/2 hour before? the shot? How long does this last...
    ... getting a little easier every week. I take an aleve before my shot. It's supposed to last 12 hours. I...
    ... switched to Copaxone, and so far love it. I do the Aleve thing, use wintergeen oil before and after, and Arnica...
    ... even a Tylenol with Copaxone. With Avonex I took Aleve , Advil, whatever I could to help me get through it...

  29. Fear of starting Meds 17th December 2007
    ... It was about this time someone told me to take 1 aleve , instead of 2 tylenol pre-shot. I started this and ... effects. 4 months into the drug, I stopped taking the Aleve -- and Ive never had another side effect! My body got...

  30. Switching from Copaxone to Rebif 16th December 2007
    ... were not easy... If you havent been told this, try Aleve instead of Tylenol or Motrin for pre-shot injections...
    ... to 22 then holding there (I believe). Yes, I take Aleve and no bad effects...yet. I have had no injection...

  31. Injection Sites Rebif 15th December 2007
    ... everyone! You will be fine, just remember to take the Aleve . I seem to have the effects if any the next day. Take...
    ... the injection and hung around 4-8 hours...but the Aleve really did stop me from having any side effects at...
    ... surprise, last night went really well!!!! i took 2 aleve at about 630, did my shot around 715 (after my 2-yr ... hope it continues. I am going to try taking just 1 aleve & see how i do. I hate taking 2 each time! Thanks...
    ... for you. Just a note, even though you can take 2 aleve , youre not supposed to. The company suggests that ... you are only doing this 3 times a week...overuse of Aleve is usually taking more than 6 pills a day! So, youre...

  32. What have you found in the way of humor to help you deal with your MS? 15th December 2007
    ... work long, hard days...so I usually wind up taking an Aleve for the pain, a Xanax for my nerves and plow thru...

  33. What do you like and dislike about REBIF? 15th December 2007
    ... the devastating flu like symptoms if I don't take an Aleve . I look foward to oral Rebif. I hate the rashes...
    ... handling Rebif a lot better now.I've tried not to take Aleve when I take a shot but that's not advisable.I haven...

  34. .I've has MS for 12 yrs. and I started Rebif in March 10th December 2007
    ... absolutely NO Side effects anymore and I still take an ALeve now and then before the shot when I feel especially...
    ... absolutely NO Side effects anymore and I still take an ALeve now and then before the shot when I feel especially...
    ... absolutely NO Side effects anymore and I still take an ALeve now and then before the shot when I feel especially...

  35. Help Please~~ 9th December 2007
    ... prendisone unless it is for inflammation... maybe aleve or ibuprofen would work? I don't know if massage...

  36. Hot Hands 25th November 2007
    ... happen to almost everyone. Once again I get on my Aleve soapbox and tell you that once someone suggested to ... me that I use ALeve , instead of Tylenol for pre-shot medication, I found ... concurred that it has really helped. The reason is Aleve lasts 12 hours...so if you take it half an hour prior ... another side effect. I very rarely take any pre-shot Aleve anymore, only when I feel crappy that day overall...

  37. First Injection 19th November 2007
    ... however half way to that point, someone told me to try Aleve , instead of motrin or tylenol pre-injection. I did ... , and WOW! Aleve lasts 12 hours instead of 4, and you only have to...
    ... tolerates it differently. Next week, try using Advil or Aleve pre shot and see if you get the same thing. If you...
    ... Thank you both for your replies. I will definitely try aleve this Friday! It amazes me that I was so sick and then...
    ... injection pain reliever are you taking? Have you tried Aleve ? It really works for me, and it lasts 12 hours, as...
    ... today and my optimism is coming back. I tried Aleve this time. I didn't notice any changes at all. The...
    ... and how to avoid the unplesantness..try taking one ALeve before the shot and another 2 hours after...that might...

  38. Starting Rebif tomorrow - kind of nervous!! 19th November 2007
    ... mcgs....it happens. IN order to avoid it, please try Aleve . (Naproxsen) Its sold just like Tylenol, over the ... the side effects go away entirely. ( I dont take the Aleve anymore unless I wake up feeling lousy to begin with...

  39. MS clinic and criteria for diagnosing MS 18th November 2007
    ... way thru that time, someone told me to try taking Aleve (which lasts 12 hours) instead of Tylenol and I did...

  40. Very scared...please help 16th November 2007
    ... catching them right when they first start..slamming some aleve and straight to bed and "sleep it off". It sounds...

  41. Short Term Disability 1st November 2007
    ... down for a few hours, but thats all it is...and using ALeve , helped me manage them and sleep thru the worst of...

  42. Newly Diagnosed 31st October 2007
    ... makes it sound. The flu-like symtoms are managble with Aleve (lasts for 12 hours and helps you sleep thru the night...

  43. New and Medicine Confusion 27th October 2007
    ... understand. I was told after my 4th week, to try Aleve . Similar to Tylenol or Motrin, Aleve works for 12 ... honestly say it got easier to handle. I would take one Aleve 1/2 hour before shot (around 6 pm) and the side effects ... so usually by 8 Id start feeling lousy...with the Aleve , it was very minimal, and because Aleve lasts 12 hours...
    ... the tip of Nikki, (God bless her ) i too now take Aleve .. I couldn't do the shot with out it. What ever meds...
    ... the side effects! Sounds like I need to stock up on Aleve if I go with Avonex or Rebif. I'm not sure what level...
    ... wasn't bad at all. I went with MSNiks suggestion for Aleve and it worked great! I ran a temp for a few hours...
    ... helped a lot. I have heard a lot of good things about Aleve ...I'm from Canada and we don't have that here...lucky ... over the bridge to do a bit of shopping and check Aleve out. I also heard that taking the injection at bedtime...

  44. avonex to rebif, anyone? 20th October 2007
    ... at least one place on my body where it shows up! Aleve is the greatest thing ever invented. Because you only ... on Rebif, if I forget or dont have time to take a Aleve , I STILL DONT HAVE ANY FLU LIKE side effects ...but ... flu like symtoms.....once someone told me to take Aleve 1/2 hour before the shot, they stopped completely...

  45. severe burning sensation 18th October 2007
    ... see if it would do any good? I know my old standby Aleve helped in small doses, too. Meanwhile, Im happy...

  46. Helricha: REBIF!!!! 9th October 2007
    ... ..then, youll start getting it. But since you are ALEVE ready....take it 1/2 hour before the shot...(alittle ... awful...of course I didnt have ME to tell me to try ALeve ...I found that to be the best advice anyone ever gave...

  47. Helricha :on the subject of steroids.. 8th October 2007
    ... first shipment of Rebif today. I have 2 bottles of aleve in the medicine cabinet. ;) I'm going to wait until...

  48. Side effects of Rebif vs. Beta? 8th October 2007
    ... failed, Avonex, Copaxone and Betaseron,, I took one Aleve right before I injected and never had any side effects ... forgot to take em and had the symptoms,, but popped an aleve when I realized what I did and they went away. So ... really good. Good luck with ur decision,, I would try aleve or tylenol or Ibuproferen before if u don't do that...

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