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  • A trademark used for the drug naproxen.

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  • n. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain

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Examples

  • Pfizer, the company that actually makes the drug, Celebrex, conducted a clinical trial, looking specifically at the safety and effectiveness of Celebrex compared to some of the other drugs that are more commonly prescribed for arthritis such as Naprosyn or Aleve.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • Naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, and generic) appeared to pose the lowest risk of a heart attack, while diclofenac (Voltaren and generic) had the highest risk of cardiovascular death among the NSAIDs currently available in the U.S.

    Study confirms that common painkillers pose dangers to the heart

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and ketoprofen (Orudis) cause water retention and may block fat burning.

    THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU

  • I spent the next 20 years taking 1000 mg/day of Naprosyn for arthritis and thinking, as I had my whole life, that it was normal to sort of throw up after eating - that food "repeated" as a matter of course.

    LAST VEGAN MOFO POST! A SOY-FREE VERSION OF MY "SOY AND SEITAN TURKEY"

  • Those include acetaminophen (Panadol, Tylenol, and generic), non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (the so-called NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, and generic) and naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, and generic), or other non-opioid prescription painkillers.

    Opioids for relief of chronic pain? Try less risky treatments first

  • If you haven't heard of that, you may have heard of medications like Aleve, like Motrin, like Naprosyn even aspirin.

    CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2007

  • I've been recently put on Naprosyn twice daily, and when I asked my doctor about potential problems, he just blew it off as nothing to worry about.

    Michael R. Eades, M.D.: Ditch your NSAID meds

  • One is that all of the anti-inflammatories, including Naprosyn or Aleve, do carry the same warnings now.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • This was a study that was actually conducted by the company that makes it, Pfizer, actually looking at the effectiveness of Celebrex, as well as its safety, and finding that it is just as effective and as safe as some of the most commonly prescribed medications out there already for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, which is Naprosyn or Aleve.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • A lot of people who take Motrin, Naprosyn, other anti-inflammatories, got a lot of stomach upset.

    CNN Transcript Sep 30, 2004

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