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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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Hi, I was at the ER today and the doctor prescribed Naprosyn (naproxen) 375 mg 3 times a day. I already have Naproxen at home but it is 500 mg. Can I take that ?

Hi, I was at the ER today and the doctor prescribed Naprosyn (naproxen) 375 mg 3 times a day. I already have Naproxen at home but it is 500 mg. Can I take that ?

OK to take 500,: Although it's always best to err on the side of caution. With anti-inflammatory medications, take the lowest dose that gives you relief. Chronic use of anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can be rough on the kidneys. Taking a slightly higher dose than prescribed should be OK for a short period. ...Read more

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I've taken 1000 mg of naprosyn (naproxen) what will happen?

Stomach acid: You probably took this for some musculo-skeletal pain and that of course will be treated. The only risk is the increase in stomach acidity with a possibility of bleeding or ulceration. This is not much of a risk if you stick with the usual dose afterwards. But taking a proton pump inhibitor for stomach acid is useful with this drug (like prilosec). ...Read more

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I've got a swollen leg with a painful calf from back off knee. Calf is starting too bulge. Am taking Naprosyn (naproxen) ec 500 mg with Furosemide 20 mg?

I've got a swollen leg with a painful calf from back off knee. Calf is starting too bulge. Am taking Naprosyn (naproxen) ec 500 mg with Furosemide 20 mg?

May be a big problem: There are different possible causes for this. A blood clot in the deep vein needs treatment right away. So does a problem with the blood supply to the lower leg and foot. An infection or injury to the muscles can also cause it and needs treatment also. Go to the nearest ER tonight to start the evaluation and begin appropriate treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Is naprosyn better than naproxen?

identical meds: They are the same thing. Naprosyn (naproxen) is the brand name, Naproxen the generic name. ...Read more

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Can you get naprosyn (naproxen)?

Can you get naprosyn (naproxen)?

Prescription Drug: Naprosyn (naproxen) belongs to the NSAID drug class and requires a prescription typically. Otc variants include motrin, alleve, etc. ...Read more

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Naprosyn (naproxen) 500mg, can I snort it?

No: Take it with food or snack as prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of naprosyn (naproxen) for pain?

What are the side effects of naprosyn (naproxen) for pain?

See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using naprosyn: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; gas; headache; heartburn; nausea; stomach upset; stuffy nose. ...Read more

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Is toradol worse than naprosyn (naproxen)?

Is toradol worse than naprosyn (naproxen)?

Toradol: Both are nsaid's and so have the same warnings. Toradol has additional warning on long term use (more than 5-10 days continuously) and its effects on the kidney. ...Read more

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