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A 37-year-old female asked:

i work in d/a... i had a teen share with me that she thinks her mom is abusing prescription naproxen. have u heard of this? i have not.

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
No: Can't get a "high" off of it, but can cause renal injury at high / prolonged dose. Should explore further to see if med name error or if at-risk for injury from excess nsaid.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2013

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