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What is Naproxen Used For?

Andrew Bellingham

Andrew Bellingham

Pharmacist | 20+ Years | BPharm | Dip Clin Pharm

What is Naproxen?

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) that helps to relieve pain, fever, and inflammation. It is a widely used painkiller that is often prescribed for various medical conditions, including arthritis, period pain and muscle pains.

Naproxen works by blocking the production of prostaglandins, which are responsible for pain, inflammation, and fever.

Taking Naproxen, like most other drugs, can cause side effects and while these aren’t experienced by everyone it’s important to know what could happen.

Treatment for Muscle Pain

Naproxen can be used to treat different types of pain, including back pain, muscle pain, and joint pain. It helps to reduce inflammation in the affected area, relieving pain and stiffness, which can help to speed up the recovery process.

Treatment for Arthritis

Arthritis is a medical condition that causes inflammation and stiffness in the joints, leading to pain and reduced mobility.

Naproxen is an effective medication for the treatment of arthritis-related pain, helping to reduce inflammation in the affected joints, which provides relief from pain and stiffness.

Treatment for Period Pain

Period pain is a common problem experienced by many women during their menstrual cycle. The pain can range from mild discomfort to severe cramping, making it difficult to perform daily activities.

By blocking the production of prostaglandins, the chemical responsible for pain, inflammation and fever, naproxen helps to reduce the intensity and duration of menstrual cramps.

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