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A 44-year-old member asked:

Naproxen same as advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Naproxen is the generic name for the drug found in aleve (naproxen). Advil and Motrin are forms of ibuprofen. Both drugs are non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and should not be used together.

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