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headache or cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different condit...
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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...
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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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...
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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does absolutely nothing for me in terms of pain relief....
" Ibuprofen does absolutely nothing for me in terms of pain relief... it doesn't even get rid of my headaches.... Aleve is... "

Took ibruprofen 45 min later...didn't work. So I took...
" ...took aspirin...didn't work. Took ibruprofen 45 min later...didn't work. So I took Aleve 45 min later and ...and woke up and headache... "

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uprofen does a little. I had almost no side effects the la...
" I've found Aleve to be great for headaches. I've been getting them ...as many migraines as I used to. Aleve definitely works better for my headaches ...Avonex side effects, but Ibuprofen does a little. I had... "

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I too have to take ibuprophen sometimes. I take a double...
" ...I too have to take ibuprophen sometimes. I take a double dose of Jr. strength. A couple times my headache was so bad I disolved an aleve (works better... "

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n here that ibuprofin is bad but is there something else I...
" ...Yesterday I had a headache and absolutely didn't know ...read on here that ibuprofin is bad but is there something ...can take? I usually take aleve but didn't know if... "

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distress. Ibuprofen makes me a bit drowsy and like all...
" ...even a half an Aleve (100mg) works the best every day,so I don't have to take to high a dose. For me, taking two for more than a few days, I'll develop stomach distress. Ibuprofen makes me a bit... "

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well on shot day and take 2 Ibuprofen a hour before my shot...
" ...starting my Rebif I got some slight headaches but they went away. ...on shot day and take 2 Ibuprofen a hour before my ...and just take an Aleve in the morning and than am good. Good luck with your... "

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pain in joints. I take Ibuprofen for my headaches. I have...
" Eashoe, I take Aleve for pain in joints. I take Ibuprofen for my headaches. I have soaked in Epsom salt for stiffness. I am sorry that you doctor \"minimized\" your situation. You might try... "

ours ago, and just took an 800 mg ibuprofen . do i need to w...
" Have headache. Took Aleve and Ibuprofen. Had bleeding in ears while cleaning. ...stopped, but now i have a serious headache. i ve taken aleve ...hours ago, and just took an 800 mg ibuprofen . do i need... "

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everyday. Just had my TSH tested and it's 2.7 - I feel great...
" ...needles feeling at times and headaches. I'm having to take Aleve or ibruprofen everyday. Just had my TSH tested and it's 2.7 - I feel great when I don't have headache. I'm about ready to just ...any... "

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