The typical adult dosage of Aleve, a brand of naproxen, is 250 mg to 500 mg orally, twice per day, according to The recommended geriatric dosage is 250 mg every eight hours. Pediatric and juvenile dosages vary... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The maximum daily dosage of Aleve varies according to the treated affliction and is usually a maximum of 1,500 milligrams for limited periods of time. Initial doses vary between 500 and 1,000 milligrams per day. Aleve is... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The recommended dosages for Aleve for pain management is one tablet, caplet, gelcap or liquid gel every 8 to 12 hours, as stated by Aleve is a brand name for the drug naproxen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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Aleve is not a brand of ibuprofen, but is actually a brand of naproxen, which is a similar non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), according to Drugs. Just like ibuprofen, Aleve minimizes the presence of hormones t... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Aleve, a brand name for naproxen sodium, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication, according to The drug provides relief for mild-to-moderate pain associated with arthritis, muscle aches, back aches, men... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The active ingredient in Aleve is the non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) naproxen sodium; each dose contains 220 milligrams of the drug. Aleve's inactive ingredients are magnesium stearate, povidone, FD&C blue... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The major difference between naproxen, the active ingredient in Aleve, and ibuprofen is that the former is not considered safe for use by patients with a history or risk of cardiovascular disease, while the latter is tho... More » Health Medications & Vitamins