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Ibuprofen

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Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol

Naproxen Sodium

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Other Names: Aleve   Naproxen   Anaprox   Midol   Naprelan
Rating: 3 out of 5
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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 Ibuprofen + Naproxen Sodium + Cramping

43 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
never worked that well for me. I get terrible cramps...
...never worked that well for me. I get terrible cramps, and naproxen sodium...
differently.  If you think the ibuprofen was the cause...
...are taking it as directed, NSAIDS shouldn't cause kidney issues either.  I'm a big fan of naproxen sodium for both prophalaxis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain and inflammation.  However, dru...
suspect they're going to be bad, I just go straight to Aleve...
...Try Aleve, it works for my nasty cramps when ibuprofen won't ...bit of discomfort.  Ibuprofen works sometimes, but if I suspect they're going to be bad, I just go straight to Aleve (naproxen sod...
suspect they're going to be bad, I just go straight to Aleve...
...Pitch:  Try Aleve, it works for my nasty cramps when ibuprofen ...bit of discomfort.  Ibuprofen works sometimes, but if I suspect they're going to be bad, I just go straight to Aleve (naproxen s...
take ibuprofen, so I often take Aleve for my cramps. My doc...
...I can't take ibuprofen, so I often take Aleve for my cramps. My doc had recommended that and it's Naproxen Sodium, which back when I ...needed Anaprox for my cramps, that was what t...
took 440mg Naproxen Sodium. I did have some very mild cramps...
...cramps which last for hours and days. I thought the tricky part was having to lay perfectly still. Take nice deep breaths during the test and I would advise you to take whatever you take for your m...
as well as back pain. I can't take Ibuprofen because...
...the one with Naproxen Sodium. There's several different types ...usually helps me with cramping as well as back pain. I can't take Ibuprofen because of my st...
on the stuff pre-pregnancy! However, you CAN take Ibuprofen...
...Naprogesic (active ingredient 'Naproxen sodium', a non-steroidal anti inflammatory) isn't usually recommended while pregnant or breast feeding. I used to live on the stuff pre-pregnancy! However,...
cramps way back when. I use ibuprofen (Advil) liquigels...
...is the over-the-counter version of Anaprox, which is Naproxen-Sodium.  It's what I was prescribed for cramps way back when. I use ibuprofen (Advil) liquigels now so ...to make the cramps worse ...
is ibuprofen. One also has caffeine, which can make cramps...
...up Midol, and they have 4 kinds. 2 are acetominophen, one is naproxen sodium, and one is ibuprofen. One also has caffeine, which can make cramps worse. Weird that ...one is naproxen. I...
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