A 6-year-old female asked:
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child has jra on methotrexate and naproxin and been having lower left stomach pains not constipated and no uti what could be wrong?

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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a pediatrician: Preferably the person who is treating the child for jra, hope they feel better soon.
Answered on May 14, 2013
Dr. Paul Rosen
Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology
Naproxen side effect: A side effect of naproxen is irritation of the stomach (gastritis). One option is to stop the naproxen and try a different NSAID or to add an acid reducing medicine such as Zantac or Prilosec
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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