Aleve vs Prednisone

Aleve
(OTC)
Prednisone
(Rx)
Aleve is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="NSAIDs"NSAID/link).
Prednisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Headaches
2.9
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Headaches
2.3
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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January 11, 1994
January 17, 1972
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
77,432 Discussions
571,209 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 RA
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Swelling
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Asthma
#8 for Infection
#10 for Rash
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Itching
#13 for Joint Pain
#14 for Cancer
#16 for Hives
#17 for Acne
Prednisone is prescribed for RA, Allergy, Crohn's Disease, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Asthma, Infection, Rash, Headaches, Itching, Joint Pain, Shortness of Breath, Hives and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ale
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Stomach Problems
1
Drowsiness
1
Stomach Issues
1
Hives
1
Tinnitus
1
Gastritis
1
Trauma
1
GI Bleeding
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Pre
Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Increased Appetite
1
Loss of Appetite
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
Ale
Pre
2
2
Stomach Problems
Ale
Pre
1
1
Drowsiness
Ale
Pre
1
0
Stomach Issues
Ale
Pre
1
0
Hives
Ale
Pre
1
0
Tinnitus
Ale
Pre
1
0
Gastritis
Ale
Pre
1
0
Trauma
Ale
Pre
1
0
GI Bleeding
Ale
Pre
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Ale
Pre
1
0
Weight Gain
Pre
Ale
9
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Ale
2
2
Mood Swings
Pre
Ale
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Ale
1
0
Cataract
Pre
Ale
1
0
Bone Loss
Pre
Ale
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
Ale
1
1
Sleep Disorders
Pre
Ale
1
0
Increased Appetite
Pre
Ale
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pre
Ale
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aleve and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 220 mg
Tablet: 220 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Prednisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aleve and Prednisone: 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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