Generic Naprosyn, Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is prescribed to help treat pain or inflammation associated with conditions such as arthritis, gout, bursitis, menstrual cramps, etc.

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Naproxen is used as a pain reliever for fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis,post operative pain, pain during menstruation, and gout.

How it Works

Naproxen is used as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID. Naproxen works by blocking the release of chemical messengers in the body that cause fever, pain and inflammation like redness and swelling.

Common Side effects

Some of the potential side effects of Naproxen include the symptoms below;

Abdominal pain,
Epigastric pain,


This drug belongs to the class of acid called propionic. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is also a non selective COX inhibitor and is generally prescribed to treat problems like swelling, fever, or stiffness of muscles, so as to get relief from such conditions. Consumption of this drug has been linked to liver issues but such cases are very rare. Take this medication if the physician has prescribed it to you. This medication is widely used for the treatment of mild to moderate arthritis. Its anti-inflammatory property also helps in treating various diseases that cause pain.


This drug is very useful to provide you with relief from inflammation caused by arthritis, tendinitis, gout, menstrual cramps, or ankylosing spondylitis. Its anti inflammatory property is very helpful in reducing fever, pain, stiffness of muscles, kidney stones, or bursitis. This drug can also be used to treat migraine headaches, minor injuries, painful periods, or headaches from the disorder of cranial blood vessels. This medication can help manage mild to moderate pain in your body caused by any injuries or disease. This drug is free from steroids.

Dosage and administration

Naproxen is available in tablet form in 500 mg or 250 mg strengths. The proper dosage of this drug will be determined by the physician depending on your age, medical condition, reaction to the initial dose, and the severity of your condition. Take this tablet on a daily basis as recommended by your doctor. Try to take it each day at regular intervals with enough water. When the tablets are almost finished, get your prescription refilled by the doctor and follow the medical instructions carefully.


Before being prescribed this drug, inform the doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Do not take more than the recommended dose. The doctor or pharmacist would have prescribed the proper dose for you.
Tell your doctor if you are planning to have or have had any heart surgery.
Consult your doctor and stop taking this drug immediately if you experience any allergic reactions or discomfort while taking this drug.
Tell your doctor about your medical history, if you have or have had any diseases like asthma, stroke, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or serious ulcers. The doctor will then decide if this drug is suitable for you.

Side effects

There are some common and serious side effects that may occur if the proper way of taking this medication is not followed. Some of them are listed below,

Diarrhea, gas, stomach pain, or constipation.
Chest pain, heartburn, or breathing problems.
General weakness, high blood pressure, or swelling.
Ulcers or bleeding in the stomach and intestines.
Decrease in red blood cell count and vomiting blood.
Blisters or skin rashes, and fever.

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