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Knee pain is killing me from OA. unable to sleep. Naproxen 500 mg not helping at all. I want to sleep I have to wake up early. What do u advice me dr?

Knee pain is killing me from OA.  unable to sleep. Naproxen 500 mg not helping at all. I want to sleep I have to wake up early. What do u advice me dr?

Cortisone shot: Cortisone shots are injections that may help relieve pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis. the physician use local anesthetic solution what makes injection more comfortable. Take care and feel better. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

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I have gad. I take Lexapro (escitalopram) & I have nightmares & trouble sleeping at times. Aleve seems to help me sleep. What should I take/do to help me sleep?

I have gad. I take Lexapro (escitalopram) & I have nightmares & trouble sleeping at times. Aleve seems to help me sleep. What should I take/do to help me sleep?

Sleep problems.: Agree w dr. Younus. Are you using principals of good sleep hygiene? Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile. ...Read more

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What is naproxen use for?

What is naproxen use for?

Pain/swelling: It is a non- steroidal antiinflammatory mediciation: use with caution. ...Read more

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How effective is naproxen?

As good as any: There are at least a dozen antiinflammatory meds on the market. Naproxen is effective but not for everyone. The reason there are so many medications is because not one is uniquely superior to the others. One person will "swear" by Naproxen while another says it "does nothing for me". ...Read more

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What is anaprox (naproxen) for?

NSAID (Aleve): Naproxen is used to relieve pain from various conditions such as headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: naproxen?

See below: Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis. ...Read more

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What are the effects of anaprox (naproxen)?

Anaprox (naproxen): This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory - so it will reduce pain, reduce swelling, it may irritate your stomach also. It will also reduce fever. ...Read more

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Is there any medication safer than naproxen?

As far as NSAIDs?: Naproxen in a recent danish study proved safer for the heart than all other non steroidal ant-inflammatory drugs, even compared to placebo. It will replace some of my other go to drugs. But there are caveats. It can irritate the stomach. It does negate aspirins cardio-protection. It can cause a decrement in renal function in some patients! ...Read more

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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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