• chrissy chrissy
    December 25, 2010
    What is naproxen 500 mg?
    chrissy chrissy
    December 25, 2010

    Can you tell me what kind of medication naproxen is?



  • Cort
    Health Guide
    December 27, 2010
    Health Guide
    December 27, 2010

    Naproxen is what is referred to as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. It is used to reduce the pain, inflammation, stiffness, etc. in arthritis, gout, tendonitis, bursitis, etc. Most people know it as the over-the-counter drug Aleve. Though it's an over-the-counter medication, it's important to remember that the long-term use of NSAIDs can cause stomach and liver issues.

    Here are some other links to articles on pain medication that you might find useful:

    Using Tylenol Responsibly

    Let’s Talk Pain Meds

    What You Didn’t Know About Pain Meds



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