A 17-year-old female asked:
My doctor insist i keep taking my tablets (naproxen) but since i've took them i've been getting bruises and rashes? should i continue or?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 44 years experience
Depends...: ...on why you are taking it. If the benefits outweigh these adverse effects, then yes, you should continue it. If the bruises and rashes are a significant issue, ask you doctor if there is an alternative medication that could be prescribed instead of Naproxen.
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