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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.
The Facts of NSAIDS
NSAIDS work to combat arthritis by interfering with the inflammatory process.
Drugs A-Z - Naproxen / Aleve / Naprosyn / Many Others
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the propionic acid chemical class. Naproxen possesses antipyretic and analgesic properties. Naproxen is chemically related to ibuprofen, ketoprofen, flurbiprofen, and fenoprofen. Naproxen tablets were approved by the FDA in 1976. On January 11, 1994, the FDA approved naproxen in a nonprescription form (e.g., Aleve).
Poisoning from an overdose of Naproxen. (Naprosyn, EC Naprosyn, Naprelan, Anaprox, Anaprox DS, Aleve)
NSAIDS (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
Information about Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.
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.