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Ibuprofen

OTC
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Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol

Naproxen

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/ 39,922 posts
Other Names: Aleve   Naprosyn   Naproxen Sodium   Anaprox   Midol
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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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By Cindy
September 21, 2014
Cindy wrote
Naproxen and canker sores
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By Jesse
April 21, 2014
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does meloxicam lower a mans sex drive
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By gardenerbychoice
March 30, 2014
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Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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October 28, 2013
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its works for me
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September 30, 2013
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What patients are saying about Ibuprofen + Naproxen + Arthritis

312 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
for me cocodamol and ibuprofen work well, naproxen dont...
...tried cocodamol,coedine phosphate, diclofenac,ibuprofen and naproxen. for me cocodamol and ibuprofen work well, naproxen dont work for me at...
take NSAIDs or Ibuprofen for arthritis Can someone tell...
...take NSAIDs or Ibuprofen ...tell me a good treatment for arthritis that doesn't ...like Betra, Celebrex, Naproxen as these type of meds cause Kidney damage ...
family. I am allergic to ibuprofen and asprin and have...
...family. I am allergic to ibuprofen and asprin and ...by my doctor), and am getting hives. I have a bruised or sprained tailbone and the Naproxen helped but gave me hives.Please Help, truck drive...
stronger then Ibuprofen. It works wonders for a toothache....
Naproxen is stronger then Ibuprofen. It works wonders for a toothache. ...pain. Believe me I have arthritis and a really bad ...for that pain. I take Naproxen for my joints but...
vice-versa are not that big of a deal if no adverse effects...
...and make him/her aware of naproxen is not working for you. Overall, substituting naproxen with ibuprofen or vice-versa are not that big of a deal if no adverse effects from either...
pain, whereas Ibuprofen works better for things like...
...Naproxen. For me personally, Naproxen seems to work better for muscle-related pain, whereas Ibuprofen works better for...
is the only thing that has ever given me any relief
...any effect on my sciatic pain. It's like taking nothing. Ibuprofen is the only thing that has ever given m...
doesn't do anything but make me bleed. :-( hydrocodone...
Ibuprofen doesn't do anything but make me bleed. :-( hydrocodone is what ...it barely works, just ma...
my experiences, the ibuprofen works better on a toothache....
...the ibuprofen works better on a toothache. I have never had any luck with naproxen myself. Someone...
laws...  but ibuprofen does nothing for me, and I don't...
...laws...  but ibuprofen does nothing for me, and I ...well, so naproxen is usually the best o...
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