from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for the drug naproxen.
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- n. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen) that fights pain and inflammation
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It is sold under the brand name Anaprox, and is similar to ibuprofen.
By this time I was taking Anacin, Anaprox, Midol and Robaxicet.
Ketoprofen is similar to Anaprox, and lasts up to 12 hours.
Simple over-the-counter anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen-containing drugs such as Motrin or other anti-inflammatories such as Anaprox may also induce photosensitivity.
To treat an attack of gouty arthritis, your doctor usually will begin by prescribing a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as indomethacin (Indocin), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and others) or naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn and others).
Taking aspirin or any other over the counter NSAID such as Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, Anaprox, Orudis, Oruvail, etc. without your physician’s supervision, if on anticoagulant therapy, can cause serious hemorrhaging and excessive bleeding.