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".

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How effective is naproxen (Aleve) for treating ankylosing spondylitis?

Aleve (naproxen) for AS. It may mildly help your symptoms, but depending on the severity of the disease you may want to consider seeing a rheumatologist for other medications that actually treat AS. Read more...
It varies from . Person to person. Currently there isn't a favorite NSAIDs for treating AS at this time as long as you use it at anti inflammatory dose. Therefore, for Aleve (naproxen) is 2 tabs twice a day at schedule dose not as needed base. If it does not work you may try a different NSAIDs. Once again, take extra precaution with long term use of NSAIDs as it may cause kidney failure, gastric ulcer, cardiovascular issue. Read more...