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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Straw
46 years experience Family Medicine
Pain/Inflammation: Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (like Aspirin and ibuprofen). It can be used to relief pain from headaches, injuries, and man ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Naproxene: Naproxene is an anti inflammatory pain killer used as analgesic and for arthritis lke rhematoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other inflammatory condi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
36 years experience Family Medicine
Why?: Naprosyn (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory drug that treats illness and injuries such as colds, muscle aches, sprains. There is no 'buzz' from taking ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Why?: To get high? No. To treat sprains and aches from sporting activities, yes!
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
23 years experience Infectious Disease
No : Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory medication and is used to reduce swelling and pain. It does not have antibiotic properties.
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
No: Naproxen (Aleve) is a drug similar to aspirin. It is good for temporary relief of mild to moderate pain. It will not treat an infection.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory, not an antibiotic. It will not kill bacteria.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Anti-inflammatory: Naproxen will not decrease calcium deposits in a joint.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
DiscussWithGynecolog: You are suffering from severe Dysmenorrhea and Naprosyn is not helping as it used to.You can add Tylenol to the Naprosyn regimen and take every 4 hour ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: One dose above the recommended amount for nsaids is not likely to cause lasting damage if you are otherwise healthy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Surgery, therapy: Options include surgical release and course of therapy with nighttime extension splinting. Naprosyn (naproxen) typically taken twice per day not 4 per ... Read More
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A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
31 years experience Phlebology
Abdominal pain: At this point, I recommend that you see a gastroenterologist for EGD and proper guidance and treatment.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely yes: Most NSAIDs have anti-inflammatory properties. Taking for three days is okay, but you should not take any drug, including over the counter ones, for a ... Read More

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