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Is naproxen 500 mg strong painkiller

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to alleviate symptoms associated with arthritis. It can be used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness related to arthritis. Naproxen works by blocking the production of chemicals responsible for causing these symptoms and helps to decrease inflammation. With regular use, it can greatly reduce arthritis symptoms and improve daily functioning.

Naproxen is available in tablets and is taken orally, usually one to two times a day. It is important to follow the recommended dosage provided by your doctor as taking too much of this medication can lead to serious side effects like increased risk of stroke or heart attack. It is important to take naproxen regularly for optimal results. If you suffer from arthritis and want to find relief from the discomfort it causes, then naproxen might be the treatment for you. Consult your doctor to find out if this medication is right for you.

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
  • Used to treat pain, fever, swelling, and tenderness
  • Relieves symptoms caused by arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis and other painful musculoskeletal conditions
  • Can be taken with or without food
  • Comes in tablets, capsules and solution form
  • May cause stomach irritation, heartburn, nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and rash
  • Talk with your doctor before taking if you have high blood pressure, kidney or liver problems, asthma, or allergies to aspirin or other NSAIDs

Naproxen Interactions

No, naproxen is not suitable for everyone. Naproxen has known drug interactions and may not be suitable for certain individuals, such as those with heart or kidney disease, allergies to certain medications, or taking certain other medications. If you are concerned about taking naproxen, it is important to speak with your doctor or pharmacist.

Naproxen 250mg & 500mg Tablets

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  • Used to provide pain relief 
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory
  • For easing moderate to severe pain

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Published on: 31/01/2023

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Mohamed Imran Lakhi

MPharm - Lead Pharmacist
Imran Lakhi is the superintendent pharmacist and founder at Prescription Doctor. He has been at the core of our team.

Reviewed on: 09/06/2023
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