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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 57,606 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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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What patients are saying about Aleve vs. Aspercreme

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I also take an Aleve 30 minutes before each appointment...
...several riduculously painful expansions I finally asked the PS to reduce the amount instilled each time.  I also take an Aleve 30 minutes before ...the edge off.  Aspercreme also worked wonders ...
and was told I could take Aleve if I had to but to...
...Ibuprofen? I've been on my meds since 8 days out(celebrex and immune suppressant) and was told I could take Aleve if I had to but to try not to take more than a couple of times a week.I think it...
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...
daily basis. I take Aleve for inflammation, and then I ice...
...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...
30 minutes ahead of time. either way it makes me feel better...
...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 ahead of time. either way it makes me feel better....
that aspercreme when applied works well and in combination...
...take time to stretch that out during work hours. I have found that aspercreme when applied works well and in combination with Aleve takes care of the worst part of the discomfort. On days off I...
around the jaw area. Aleve helps a little with that, but...
...probably do have TMJ. In the meantime, try some Aleve or Advil. Advil is an ...inflammation around the jaw area. Aleve helps a little with that, ...i also rub a little Aspercreme on my jaw at...
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....
...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...
inflammation. I sometimes use Aleve or Ibuprofen taken...
...cream called \"Aspercreme\", which contains Trolamine ...help reduce muscle and joint inflammation. I sometimes use Aleve or Ibuprofen taken orally, to help reduce eye inflammation. It does ...
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