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What determines when I take naproxen for joints?
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Dr. Mark Cantieri
Pain Management
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In brief: Pain
Usually it is used when one is experiencing pain.
I tends to work best when taken twice daily in order to maintain a blood level of the medication. This is best maintained if taken on a daily basis. I usually recommend that my patients use it for 4 weeks then go off it and see how they feel. Long term use is to be avoided because of adverse side effects such as elevated blood pressure and and hear.

In brief: Pain
Usually it is used when one is experiencing pain.
I tends to work best when taken twice daily in order to maintain a blood level of the medication. This is best maintained if taken on a daily basis. I usually recommend that my patients use it for 4 weeks then go off it and see how they feel. Long term use is to be avoided because of adverse side effects such as elevated blood pressure and and hear.
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