Ibuprofen vs Naproxen Sodium for Cramping
Did you mean taking both Ibuprofen and Naproxen Sodium?
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Naproxen Sodium is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
July 24, 1985
December 21, 1993
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Side Effects and Concerns
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
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.
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.
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.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Ibuprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Ibuprofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Naproxen Sodium and alcohol.
Method of use
Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Solution: 400 mg/4 mL (100 mg/mL), 800 mg/8 mL (100 mg/mL)
Capsule: 200 mg
Drops: 50 mg/1.25 mL
Gel: 100 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Interaction between Ibuprofen and Naproxen Sodium: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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