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Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


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I was wondering are mobic (meloxicam) and naproxen similar?

Somewhat: They are both nsaids but they come from different base compounds. This is not unlike 2 different antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam stronger than naproxen?

Is meloxicam stronger than naproxen?

aleve (naproxen): 4 aleve (naproxen) pills are stronger than 15 mg meloxicam. 7.5 mg Meloxicam is safer than aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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I'm having an endometrial biopsy. Should I take meloxicam or aleve (naproxen)?

I'm having an endometrial biopsy. Should I take meloxicam or aleve (naproxen)?

Neither w/o advice: Contact the doctor who will do the procedure and ask for directions for before and after. Don't do anything w/o their advice and/or knowledge. This can be very important, so call ASAP for guidance so that the test is most effective, accurate and safe. I hope it goes well! ...Read more

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Meloxicam stronger than aleve (naproxen)?

No: People respond differently to various nsaids. Some will find aleve (naproxen) is more effective and others will find that Meloxicam is better. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam more effective than naproxen?

Is meloxicam more effective than naproxen?

NSAIDS: Meloxicam and Naproxen are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications. The effectiveness varies from individual to individual. ...Read more

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Generally, are the side effects of meloxicam greater than naprosyn (naproxen)?

No.: No. Meloxicam need be taken once daily usually supper and acts 24hrs Naproxen has to be ingested twice daily. Side effect profiles are similar, but several european studies agree with my view that Meloxicam is safer. Nonethless both increase risk for GI bleed, fluid retention, and can adversely affect kidneys. If taken chronically, you need to be monitored every three months. ...Read more

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Should I worry that ALP is 127 with normal being 39-117? I take anti- inflammatory meds (Advil, Naproxen, Meloxicam) for knees that swell/pain.

Should I worry that ALP is 127 with normal being 39-117? I take anti- inflammatory meds (Advil, Naproxen, Meloxicam) for knees that swell/pain.

May need followup: Alkaline phosphatase can be of both bony and liver origin, so your doctor may do follow-up. NSAIDS have been studied for effect on ALP and found not to be associated. Your underlying disorder might be. ...Read more

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Ec Naprosyn (Definition)

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