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Cramps are unpleasant, often painful sensations caused by muscle contraction or over shortening. Common causes of skeletal muscle cram...
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Ibuprofen vs Naproxen Sodium for Cramping

Ibuprofen
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Naproxen Sodium
Other name: Advil (Advil)
Other name: Aleve (Aleve)
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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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Ibu
Numbness
7
Depression
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Addiction
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Withdrawal
4
Stomach Problems
3
Rash
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Blood Clots
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Dehydrated
2
Sleepy
2
Tingling
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Stomach Problems
7
Stomach Irritation
5
Depression
5
Withdrawal
4
Addiction
4
Drowsy
4
Numbness
3
Liver Damage
3
Blood Clots
3
Diabetes
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Nap
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Nap
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Ibu
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Stomach Irritation
Nap
Ibu
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0
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Nap
Ibu
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5
Withdrawal
Nap
Ibu
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4
Addiction
Nap
Ibu
4
5
Drowsy
Nap
Ibu
4
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Numbness
Nap
Ibu
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7
Liver Damage
Nap
Ibu
3
0
Blood Clots
Nap
Ibu
3
3
Diabetes
Nap
Ibu
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About Ibuprofen
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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About Naproxen Sodium
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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dentists say ibuprophen is the best it's actually naproxen...
" ...even though dentists say ibuprophen is the best it's actually naproxen sodium that works the best of them all but I am... "

www.valvereplacement.org
at all - other than it doesn't really help me all that much....
" I don't have a problem with ibuprofen at all - other than it doesn't really help me all that much. I use naproxen sodium now - one in the ...have to... "

forums.welltrainedmind.com
never worked that well for me. I get terrible cramps,...
" ibuprofen never worked that well for me. I get terrible cramps, and naproxen sodium completely... "

forums.anandtech.com
y, but it doesn't. ibuprofen works great. even in low do...
" Quote: a couple of ibuprofen when i get a nasty ...candy. neither acetominophen nor naproxen sodium works for me. not sure why, but it doesn't. ibuprofen works great. even... "

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so I tried the ibuprofen and it worked just as well as the...
" OK so I tried the ibuprofen and it worked just as well as the naproxen sodium. I didn't see any better or any worse results. The only thing is with naproxen sodium,... "

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. Some people take 800mg Ibuprofen, I took 440mg Naproxen So...
" ...whatever you take for your most painful period cramps a few hours before ...you go. Some people take 800mg Ibuprofen, I took 440mg Naproxen Sodium. I did have some very mild cramps and mild spotting the... "

usband is allergic to Ibuprofen products (Motrin, Advil, e...
" ...My husband is allergic to Ibuprofen products (Motrin, Advil, etc.). ...is, can he safely take Naproxen Sodium... "

forum.lowcarber.org
n my back and ibuprophen is not helping. Will it cau...
" ...bad is it to take naproxen sodium? (Aleve) I have a sore muscle in my back and ibuprophen is not helping.... "

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I can't take ibuprofen, so I often take Aleve...
" #5 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 was a teen and needed Anaprox for my... "

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allergic only to Ibuprofen (Motrin) or all NSAID's? Aleve...
" Is he allergic only to Ibuprofen (Motrin) or all NSAID's? ...but not an Ibuprofen. Those who have tried that say that Ibuprofen works a lot better, ...but if he can take a naproxen sodium NSAID, it's... "

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