Aleve pills should be taken orally, and preferably with food. At the beginning of treatment and in acute conditions for adults, the drug is prescribed in a daily dose of 500-1000 mg, and you should take it 2 times per day (in the morning and in the evening). In acute attacks of gout, you should take 750 mg of Aleve once, and then 250–500 mg for 2–3 days every 8 hours. Children should take 5 mg per kg every 12 hours.
Side effects during the use of Aleve are different. For example, you may feel vomiting, heartburn, nausea, constipation or diarrhea, epigastric pain, headache, concentration disorders, disorientation, depression, visual impairment, skin allergic reactions, hemorrhages and other.
In the case of the overdose of Aleve, people may feel weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, tinnitus, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting. In hard cases, bloody stools and bloody vomiting, convulsions, impaired consciousness may occur. Recommended treatment: gastric lavage, the appointment of sorbents, antacids, and proton pump inhibitors.
Cautions before and during the use of Aleve are not so hard to remember. You need to regularly examine the function of the kidneys. During therapy, it is necessary to take into account that the drug increases the bleeding time. Lactation studies on animals do not allow researchers to conclude the effects of Aleve, however, due to the lack of studies of pregnant women, it is impossible to predict the manifestation of the effects of the drug on humans.