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A 35-year-old male asked:

Is taking ibuprofen, or naproxen, better for chronic osteoarthritis pain? what is the max dose of naproxen that can be taken in a day? thanks!

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
NSAIDs for OA.: Either would be fine, as they both have both anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Naproxen is twice daily dosing, so may be easier to take. Both should be taken with food. Maximum daily dose would be printed on the bottle.
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