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Arthritis is a form of arthropathy that involves inflammation of one or more joints.There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. ...
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Methotrexate 13,797
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Aleve vs Ibuprofen for Arthritis

Aleve
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Ibuprofen
Other name: Naproxen Naproxen
Other name: Advil Advil
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Arthritis
3.3
Concern level
2.5
Helpfulness
for Arthritis
2.8
Concern level
2.4
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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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Numbness
7
Depression
7
Addiction
6
Withdrawal
5
Stomach Problems
4
Tingling
3
Rash
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Diabetes
2
Dehydrated
2
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Numbness
7
Depression
6
Addiction
5
Withdrawal
4
Rash
4
Stomach Problems
3
Dehydrated
2
Tingling
2
Drowsy
2
Diabetes
2
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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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" I took ibuprofen daily for about 3 years and it did help with my breathing, but ...wasn't helping with it. I switched to aleve and it works much better on my arthritis and... "

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uprofen isn't doing much for me anymore, I'm allergic to...
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" ...for you. Maybe I need some. Ibuprofen isn't doing much for me anymore, I'm allergic to Aleve, so about the only thing I use is Arthritis Strength Tylenol when I need something.... "

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rgery then. Ibprofin works well for me - my sister, who al...
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" My arthritis has actually been better since my surgery. I have been exercising more - not as much as I should - and generally eating better. The biggest change I have been working on is to reduce... "

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" Ibuprofen does absolutely nothing for me in terms of pain relief... it doesn't even get rid of my headaches.... Aleve is... "

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I find Aleve works better than ibuprofen for the pain. I...
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" ...knees. I find Aleve works better than ibuprofen for the pain. I ...wasn't funny. Switched to Aleve and it helped with less meds. Though I got a cortisone shot and that helped tremendously and... "

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distress. Ibuprofen makes me a bit drowsy and like all...
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" ...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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actually works better than Ibruprofen. However, I know...
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" ...for arthritis, Aleve actually works better than Ibruprofen. However, I know some parents... "

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doing a lot of physical work. ibuprofen works for him also...
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" ...husband and I both have arthritis. He takes the daily ...more anti-inflammatory stuff when I'm doing a lot of physical work. ibuprofen works for him also, and Aleve does nothing for either of us. We... "

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that enables you to take ibuprofin because it doesnt bypass...
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" ...that my RnY surgeon gave me to replace Aleve and Ibuprofin for my arthritis.� I have it in my foot.��� Both my primary and Orhopedist supported this medicine if you can tolerate it.� But there is... "

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some arthritis and I take Ibuprofen if I have worked hard...
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" I have some arthritis and I take Ibuprofen if I have worked ...my back. Otherwise I take 2 Aleve, one in the... "

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