Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs). It is used to treat moderate to severe pain in conditions like menstrual cramps, fever, migraine, rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, gout, and ankylosing spondylitis.

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Could taking Naproxen affect heart?

Query: Hi doctor, I was advised to take Naproxen 500 mg twice a day. But I use to take a tablet only once in two to three days while having pain in my elbows and shoulder. I read online about a side effect of Naproxen. Does taking Naproxen is bad for heart? Is it safe to take Naproxen? I also take Lanso...  Read Full »


Dr. Farhana Yasmin

Community Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, you will not any bad effects on the heart due to intake of Naproxen as you are a young adult. Please mention whether you had any heart problems previously. If you do not have it, then you can take Naproxen while having pain with anti-ulcerant coverage. You can t...  Read Full »

I have headaches consistently. Please help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I am having a headache for the past seven days. It remains the whole day and gets actuated just before sleep, while using a mobile phone and during the study. Pain is consistently spread across the scalp and is mild. For the past few days, I am taking treatment f...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First dandruff treatment is not related to this. I guess your routine is the problem because such routine can lead to a constant headache and not good for health. You try to change it. Is there any stress or worries which trouble you? Do you find any blurring or difficu...  Read Full »

My husband gets frequent headaches thrice a week. Please help us.

Query: Hello doctor,My husband is having very frequent headache problem for at least twice or thrice in a week. We have consulted eye specialist as well as an ENT specialist, but in the test everything is good. Now, we are worried about his problem. Can you suggest or guide us about the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to ask a few questions related to your husband's headache. Since how long he have these headaches? For how much time the episode of a headache will last? Is there any associated nausea or vomiting during headaches? How is his sleep? I suggest you get an MRI of th...  Read Full »

How can I prevent migraine headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from migraine from my school time. Just before 2 years a neurologist suggested me Naproxen 500, which I am taking when I am getting an attack. But in the summer I am getting the attack twice a day and this is only the cure. But the headache is killing me. Please someone...  Read Full »


Dr. Lohit Chauhan

General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. While for acute attacks Naproxen + Domperidone is fine, but to prevent the attacks from happening you should take migraine prophylaxis. You could try a beta-blocker (Metoprolol, Propranolol) extended-release tablets or use SSRI's (Amitryptiline, etc.). Also, Triptans...  Read Full »

Kindly give your opinion on my MRI ankle reports.

Query: Hello doctor, Almost two months back, I twisted my ankle around ninety degrees inward. It caused my ankle to pop very loudly and I had to limp for several minutes. It instantly began to swell and within 10 minutes it was three times the normal size. Within three days, the swelling spread and my enti...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  If your injury and pain are not getting better, then I think there is a cartilage injury of the ankle joint. If you can upload your MRI images and the report, then I feel I can pick up the cartilage lesion or any other abnormality and suggest you an appropriate treatme...  Read Full »

Why is there pain in my calf muscle?

Query: Hello doctor, My left calf started hurting randomly last night. It has been hurting all day.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your left calf has been hurting since last night. Pain in the calf muscle may result from various underlying health conditions like muscle injury due to many causes that are most common,...  Read Full »

What is the dosage of Naxdom 500 for a pregnant woman?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I have been suffering from a migraine for over five to six years or more. I have been sensitive to light since childhood. I used to take Migranil initially. Around two years ago, I met a neurologist and he advised me Amitone at night and Naxdom 500 in case of emerge...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are classically suggestive of a migraine only. Now, migraine can be well controlled with medicines and lifestyle changes. My choice remains Amitone (Amitryptiline) along with Flunarizine. Side effect profile of Amitone contains mostly sedation and weight g...  Read Full »

What is the prompt treatment for pressure and numbness on the temple?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old. I have pressure on the left temple and numbness for ten days. But no other symptoms. It begins from the upper ear until the left temple sometimes it affects the upper cheek. I have anxiety and stress. Could it be something serious? It does not reduce with Paracetamol...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to know regarding your problems. There is pressure in the left temple for ten days. Is the pressure associated with nausea or vomiting? Is the pressure throbbing in nature? Are there any aggravating factors for this pressure? How do you sleep and eat these days?...  Read Full »

Can black cumin seeds intake cause tightness in head with abnormal electrical signals?

Query: Hello doctor, Whenever I am using a mobile phone and the internet, I feel some tightness in my brain. Eventually, it changed to a disturbance in my thinking process, and I can feel uncontrolled electric signals. At that time, I cannot control myself. Is it a seizure? I am using black cumin seed for...  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to know regarding your symptoms. What exactly does happens when you get those uncontrolled electrical signals? Do you get some abnormal involuntary movements of your arms or legs? How long does this electrical signal last? Do you get unconscious when you get ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my one-sided throbbing headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like you to read my MRI images. I have a headache, tightening of jaw, strained muscles at the back of the neck for the past two weeks. I am currently on Levothyroxine and Progesterone.  Read Full »


Dr. Gursimran

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had a look at your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All the images look normal without any pathology. The headache could be because of several causes of your age. Is the headache one-sided? Is it thr...  Read Full »

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