Aleve vs Aspirin

Aleve
(OTC)
Aspirin
(OTC)
Aleve is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Aspirin is an antiplatelet medication and an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.0
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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January 11, 1994
January 14, 2013
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
77,312 Discussions
476,969 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Swelling
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Migraines
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Discomfort
#8 for Joint Pain
#9 for RA
#10 for Fever
#11 for Muscle Pain
Aleve is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#4 for Miscarriage
#5 for Blood Clots
#6 for Heart Attack
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Stroke
#9 for Swelling
#10 for Cancer
#11 for Cramping
#12 for Fever
#13 for Acne
Aspirin is approved for Pain, Headaches and Clotting Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Miscarriage and Blood Clots.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ale
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Stomach Problems
4
Drowsiness
2
Stomach Issues
1
Hives
1
Tinnitus
1
Gastritis
1
Trauma
1
GI Bleeding
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Asp
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Tinnitus
3
Liver Damage
1
Suicide
1
Chicken Pox
1
Hearing Loss
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Hypoglycemia
1
Exfoliation
1
Anaphylaxis
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
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Asp
5
3
Stomach Problems
Ale
Asp
4
0
Drowsiness
Ale
Asp
2
0
Stomach Issues
Ale
Asp
1
0
Hives
Ale
Asp
1
0
Tinnitus
Ale
Asp
1
3
Gastritis
Ale
Asp
1
0
Trauma
Ale
Asp
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ale
Asp
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Ale
Asp
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Asp
Ale
3
5
Tinnitus
Asp
Ale
3
1
Liver Damage
Asp
Ale
1
0
Suicide
Asp
Ale
1
0
Chicken Pox
Asp
Ale
1
0
Hearing Loss
Asp
Ale
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Asp
Ale
1
1
Hypoglycemia
Asp
Ale
1
0
Exfoliation
Asp
Ale
1
0
Anaphylaxis
Asp
Ale
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Aspirin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aleve and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Aspirin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 220 mg
Tablet: 220 mg
Tablet: 75 mg, 80 mg, 81 mg, 162 mg, 325 mg, 487.5 mg, 500 mg, 650 mg, 800 mg, 975 mg, 500-80-80-71 mg
Suppository: 60 mg, 120 mg, 125 mg, 130 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 325 mg, 600 mg, 650 mg, 1200 mg
Capsule: 81 mg, 162.5 mg
Gum: 227 mg
Packet: 650 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Aspirin, Aspirin/Caffeine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aleve and Aspirin: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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