Can you tell me what kind of medication naproxen is?
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