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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

Naproxen (Definition)

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


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Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme For my knee?

Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme   For my knee?

Yes: You can combine oral naproxen with topical asprecreme but don't exceed 500 mg of naproxen twice a day provided that you have normal kidney, and liver functions. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Can you use naproxen for bladder infection pain?

Yes, you can: use naproxen for pain management and anti-inflammatory. However, any medication can cause side effects and naproxen is no different. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am feeling inflammation in my right kidney. Can I use naproxen sodium 550mg?

I am feeling inflammation in my right kidney. Can I use naproxen sodium 550mg?

Yes, you can: only for a short period of time. Big quantities or long-term use of naproxen sodium can cause chronic nephritis. Always talk with your physician to make sure you can use certain medication safely, particularly if you have kidney disease. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I use Naproxen Sodium 550mg for Kindney inflammation and ache? And what is the normal dosage?

No: If you truly have kidney disease and not just a backache, do not use naproxen or any other NSAID. These agents can compromise kidney function. ...Read more

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Can I use naproxen and ibuprofen gel at the same time?

Can I use naproxen and ibuprofen gel at the same time?

Naproxen & ibuprofen: No . Please do not use together as they are the same class of drug so you will be getting a double dose and will potentiate the side effects which includes gastritis, possible GI bleed and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more

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I've had heavy to severe pain in my knee since I sustained an injury from football I was 15 am 25 now I don't use naproxen because it upsets my stomach and can make me sick nor acetaminophen due to fear of organ failure and my Dr said to not use due to e

I've had heavy to severe pain in my knee since I sustained an injury from football I was 15 am 25 now I don't use naproxen  because it upsets my stomach and can make me sick nor acetaminophen due to fear of organ failure and my Dr said to not use due to e

Varies: Your choices may be limited to either trying to find a medication regimen that is safe for you and see if it is effective, or seeing a specialist to diagnose the specific cause if your symptoms and see if there might be a fix to it. ...Read more

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