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Aleve vs. Aspercreme for Arthritis

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Aleve

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Other Names: Naproxen   Naproxen Sodium   Midol   Anaprox   Naprelan

Aspercreme

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Other Names: Sportscreme
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 59,924 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 1,658 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Tina
May 23, 2014
Tina wrote
Aleve and canker sores
I had the exact same problem. I think i'd rather have pain than an old stubborn mouth ulcer!!! :(
Sherrie  |  May 27, 2014
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February 12, 2014
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November 4, 2013
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Aleve Nightmares
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What patients are saying about Aleve vs. Aspercreme

50 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
on list. I've taken 4 Aleve, used aspercreme, and capsaicin...
The Pain, The Pain! Today is bad! I've had 3 absolute horrible days this month and this one ranks 2nd on list. I've taken 4 Aleve, used aspercreme, and capsaicin and no relief. My hands, wrists and...
Aleve was like the miracle drug for me. Finally,...
...I also take an Aleve 30 minutes ...They did NOTHING!!!  Aleve was like the miracle drug for me.  Finally, also rubbed Aspercreme on my pec muscles after each expansion.  That helped with the spa...
and was told I could take Aleve if I had to but to...
#79 Yes, I have rhuematoid arthritis so I know chronic pain and limits of ...and was told I could take Aleve if I had to but ...soak in tub and use aspercreme.lol, it works. Wonder i...
a daily basis. I take Aleve for inflammation, and then I...
...a daily basis. I take Aleve for inflammation, and then I ice it or use a heating pad if needed at the end of the day. Hot...
make the aspercreme work better, but honestly it's probably...
...and follow up with aspercreme. the epsom lotion seems to make the aspercreme work better, but honestly it's probably because of the aleve i pop 30 minutes ...makes me feel better. sometimes i'll...
Elevate and rest your feet. This in absolutely miserable...
...Aspercreme on your feet will ...stretching exercises to do. Take anti-inflammatory meds like motrin or aleve. Elevate and rest your feet. This in absolutely miserable condition. Try to resea...
Aspercreme on my jaw at night, it feels better for me...
...do have TMJ. In the meantime, try some Aleve or Advil. Advil is ...around the jaw area. Aleve helps a little with ...also rub a little Aspercreme on my jaw at night, it feels better for me to...
walk. I've been taking Aleve and applying Aspercreme. I'm...
...doing some in home walking exercises via videos the past few weeks. I do them barefoot. Am now having a sharp stabbing like pain running horizontally across my right foot directly behind my toes an...
on the muscle and take aleve or advil and that helps....
...in my ribcage while sleeping. It started about 4-5 months ago. It hurts really bad. I rub aspercreme on the muscle and take aleve or advil and that helps. I sleep on my right side, too, and...
probably kill me. I took 2 Aleve and slathered some of...
...smarter for my waistline lol. My poor body aches everywhere. This class will probably kill me. I took 2 Aleve and slathered some of my joints in Aspercreme when I got up. Ugh. Renee -...
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