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Woodbridge, NJ
A 35-year-old female asked:

Does naproxen decrease the amount of calcium deposits in my shoulder; or is it solely used as an anti-inflammatory? or is it both and the same?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Anti-inflammatory: Naproxen will not decrease calcium deposits in a joint.
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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 38 years experience
Antiinflammatory : Naproxen is a good antiinflammatory, but it won't remove calcium deposits from your shoulder.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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