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A 58-year-old female asked:

What dosage of naproxen for sprained knee?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Depends on your heal: All medicines need to be monitored. In general the dose is 500mg twice a day. The safety depends on your health, kidney function, blood pressure, age and if you have had previous ulcers. This will increase your risks. You can discuss this with your doctor.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
It depends: Dosage depends on your age, weight, and kidney function and on the current medications that you are taking. Consult with your physician and take the recommended prescribed dose.

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Last updated Apr 8, 2013

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