Naproxen Sodium (INN) (pronounced /nəˈprɒksən/) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of mild to moderate pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, menstrual cramps, tendinitis, bursitis, and the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. It works by inhibiting both the COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes. Naproxen and naproxen sodium are marketed under various trade names including: Aleve, Anaprox, Antalgin, Feminax Ultra, Flanax, Inza, Midol Extended Relief, Miranax, Naprelan, Naprogesic, Naprosyn, Narocin, Proxen, Synflex, Xenobid.

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Aleve Discussions

  1. link Kandace Mendez
    Interaction with Inderal
    I take 60 mg of Inderal daily to prevent migraines. Can I also safely take Aleve to relieve arthritis pain?
    Kandace Mendez- over a year ago - in Aleve
  2. link Rorena623
    Aleve hives
    Extreme hives
    Rorena623- over a year ago - in Aleve
  3. link Gculpepper
    high blood pressure
    can you take aleve if you take quinapril?
    Gculpepper- over a year ago - in Aleve
  4. link Bleonard
    Aleve loss of consciousness
    itching,redness, swelling ,loss of consciousness
    Bleonard- over a year ago - in Aleve
  5. link Safetygirl617
    Blood Thinners & Aleve
    Does Aleve contain any ingredients such as aspirin and/or anticoagulant blood thinning agents? I ask because the warning label advises not to take the - 35% more...
    Safetygirl617- over a year ago - in Aleve
  6. link Bwanna
    Daily dosage
    What is the maximum @ of Aleve tablets one can take per day? It is the only medication that helps my knee pain (one leg) while undergoing therapy. Xtr - 44% more...
    Bwanna- over a year ago - in Aleve
  7. link Sun1943
    Aleve patches
    I read that there are now patches out for delivery of this medication? Now I can't seem to find the name of it. Do you know what it is?
    Sun1943- over a year ago - in Aleve
  8. link Sgrammy
    Is aspirin in aleve
    My question is, I have been told that aspirin is in Aleve. If you take Lutein vitamin/mineral supplement preservision for your eyes, can you take alev - 59% more...
    Sgrammy- over a year ago - in Aleve
  9. link Gloriaromeo123
    Took Aleve for ten years developed hypertension
    Ten years ago I was prescribed Aleve by my orthopedic surgeon for the control of chronic back pain. About one year later I developed hypertension. My - 81% more...
    Gloriaromeo123- over a year ago - in Aleve
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