Generic Aleve- Relieving Pain Immediately
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Generic Aleve is a drug that relieves pain among adults by temporarily blocking the body’s production of natural chemicals called prostaglandins. Naproxen, the inherent drug is used to alleviate pain from headaches, tendonitis, muscle aches, dental pain and menstrual cramps. This medicine has been found useful in treating stiffness, pain, swelling caused due to arthritis, bursitis, and gout attacks.
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The active ingredient Naproxen in generic Aleve works by reducing the amount of prostaglandins, chemicals that are responsible for soreness, fever and infection. The drug obstructs the actual molecule that produces prostaglandins (cyclooxygenase), leading to decrease concentrations of prostaglandins. As a consequence, inflammation, pain along with nausea are usually reduced.
It is recommended dosage of generic Aleve for adults is one tablet every 8 to 12 hours when symptoms last. One should take them along with a full glass of water. One can take 2 tablets in the first hour but that should not be exceeded in the 8-12 hours period. Children under 12 must not be given this medicine except under the advice and prescription of a physician. Do note that generic aleve should not be taken for more than 10 days continuously unless prescribed by a physician.
Generic Aleve has been observed to make some patients dizzy or drowsy, hence it’s very vital that after taking the drug the patient should not do any activity that requires alertness like driving and working on heavy machinery. Certain patients have reported stomach bleeding and the risk increases when the patient has been consuming tobacco and alcohol. Generic Aleve can also make you more sensitive to the sun, it is highly advised that one should wear sunscreen and use protective sun block so as to avoid skin damage. Some products have sodium salts in them so it’s important to consult the doctor if one is on a restricted diet.
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I have used this medication for dental pain. Believe me it really works.
I had twisted my ankle, thanks to generic aleve to help me overcome pain and swelling