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Please describe the medication: naproxen?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: See below

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis.

In brief: See below

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
prostaglandins have multiple functions, including mediating inflammation; thromboxane is a vasoconstrictor, a potent hypertensive agent, & a facilitator of platelet aggregation.
Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management

In brief: NSAID

Naproxen is one medicine of a group of medicines known as nsaids which means non steroidal anti inflammatory medicine.
It is used for inflammation pain such as arthritis or acute injury. Other examples include advil or ibuprofen, voltaren or diclofenac.

In brief: NSAID

Naproxen is one medicine of a group of medicines known as nsaids which means non steroidal anti inflammatory medicine.
It is used for inflammation pain such as arthritis or acute injury. Other examples include advil or ibuprofen, voltaren or diclofenac.
Dr. Mark Moran
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