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A 45-year-old member asked:

How long does naprosin take to reduce swelling?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 12 years experience
Depends on injury: This greatly depends on the type and severity of injury. The anti-inflammatory properties will start within 30-45 minutes of taking the medication but the actual swelling may not go down for a few hours or few days depending on the injury. I hope this answer helps and feel better soon!

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Are there any pills i can take that reduce swelling?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Physician Eval: If is important that your physician determines the reason for your swelling. You may need a specific treatment for the condition that is leading to your swelling.

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