Flurbiprofen vs Naproxen

Flurbiprofen
(Rx)
Naproxen
(OTC)
Flurbiprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Naproxen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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June 20, 1994
December 21, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
341 Discussions
57,845 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#5 for Gout
#6 for OA
#7 for Cramping
Flurbiprofen is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Swelling
#3 for Headaches
#4 for RA
#5 for Cramping
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Joint Pain
#9 for Fever
#10 for OA
#11 for Discomfort
#12 for Severe Pain
#14 for Tendonitis
#15 for Muscle Pain
Naproxen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Flu
Scleritis
6
Depression
6
Numbness
5
Addiction
5
Blindness
3
Hardening Of The Arteries
2
Trouble Swallowing
2
Diabetes
2
Drowsiness
2
Glaucoma
2
Nap
Stomach Problems
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Drowsiness
3
Rash
3
Stomach Issues
2
Stomach Irritation
2
Gastritis
2
Tinnitus
2
GI Bleeding
1
Pins And Needles
1
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Flurbiprofen
Flu
Naproxen
Nap
Scleritis
Flu
Nap
6
0
Depression
Flu
Nap
6
0
Numbness
Flu
Nap
5
0
Addiction
Flu
Nap
5
0
Blindness
Flu
Nap
3
0
Hardening Of The Arteries
Flu
Nap
2
0
Trouble Swallowing
Flu
Nap
2
0
Diabetes
Flu
Nap
2
0
Drowsiness
Flu
Nap
2
3
Glaucoma
Flu
Nap
2
0
Stomach Problems
Nap
Flu
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nap
Flu
4
0
Drowsiness
Nap
Flu
3
2
Rash
Nap
Flu
3
0
Stomach Issues
Nap
Flu
2
0
Stomach Irritation
Nap
Flu
2
0
Gastritis
Nap
Flu
2
0
Tinnitus
Nap
Flu
2
0
GI Bleeding
Nap
Flu
1
0
Pins And Needles
Nap
Flu
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Flurbiprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Flurbiprofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Naproxen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 220 mg, 250 mg, 375 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Flurbiprofen
Naproxen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Flurbiprofen and Naproxen: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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