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Naproxen - Naprosyn - Aleve

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritis pain and inflammation. Naproxen is available in prescription strength under various brand names and in a nonprescription formulation, Aleve.
  1. A - Z: Arthritis Drugs
  2. A - Z: Drug Costs
  3. A - Z: NSAIDs
  4. Inflammation
  5. Joint Pain
  6. Over-the-Counter Drugs
  7. Pain Relief

Naproxen - What You Need to Know
Naproxen, classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is a popular arthritis medication but patients must be aware of potential side effects.

Facts About NSAIDs
NSAIDs help manage arthritis by interfering with the inflammatory process.

Pain Relievers - Use Caution With Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
All over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Certain factors can increase the risk of liver toxicity from products containing acetaminophen and the risk of GI bleeding from the use of products containing NSAIDs.

FDA Announces Changes For All NSAIDs
Following scrutiny of the class of arthritis drugs known as NSAIDS and COX-2 inhibitors, the FDA has taken action.

What Is Aleve?
Aleve is the nonprescription formulation of Naproxen, used to treat pain and inflammation.

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