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Indomethacin vs Naproxen

Indomethacin
VS.
Naproxen
Other name: Indocin Indocin
Other name: Aleve Aleve
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.3
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
2.7
6,075
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RA
Fever*
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Headaches
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Migraines*
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Fever
OA
Discomfort
Menstrual Cramps
Severe Pain
Tendonitis
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Indometacin (International Nonproprietary Name) or indomethacin (United States Approved Name and former British Approved Name) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly used to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and inflammation. It works by i...
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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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Nausea
8
Contractions
6
Dizzy
5
Bleeding
5
Stomach Problems
4
Depression
4
Vomiting
3
Drowsy
3
Intracranial Hypertension
2
Numbness
2
Top Concerns
Nap
Depression
5
Numbness
4
Addiction
4
Stomach Problems
4
Withdrawal
3
Drowsy
2
Rash
2
Tingling
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Diabetes
2
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Indometacin (International Nonproprietary Name) or indomethacin (United States Approved Name and former British Approved Name) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly used to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and inflammation. It works by i...
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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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nd naproxen, can provide some relief from symptoms. I...
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" Hi, How are you? Indomethacin, usually provides rapid relief from symptoms of hemicrania. ...such as ibuprofen, celecoxib, and naproxen, can provide some relief from symptoms. If these... "

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which I took for around a 10 days...it didn't help...
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" ...visit sent me home with indomethacin, which I took for around a 10 days...it didn't help, and no matter how ...number on my stomach (worse then naproxen and the antibiotic the phys-assistant... "

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nothing) The rhuematologist still checks my CBC's and ESR's....
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" ...have Lupus, but I am still in the early stages of psoriatic arthritis. I now take Indomethacin 75mg BID, and it is working, and this is after ...me feel worse, then Naproxen which did nothing) The... "

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but takes much longer than indomethacin. Has anyone else...
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" ...yesterday and I'm out of indomethacin which is a lifesaver if ...store and got some naproxen. Well it works but takes much longer than indomethacin. Has... "

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for quite a while. My doc is changing me to Naproxen...
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" ...in BP, tinnitus and I've been taking indomethacin for quite a while.  My doc is changing me to Naproxen, but I noticed it, too, ...girl to do for her arthritic pain that won't elevate BP?  I... "

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n my foot, I was given Naproxen to ease the pain by an e...
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" ...really bad dose of gout in my foot, I was given Naproxen to ease the pain by ...as bad as ever. My usual doctor then prescribed Indomethacin which has done the trick, virtually immediately. I will now... "

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before or after starting naproxen? I got mouth sores after...
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" momto6, did you get the sores before or after starting naproxen? I got mouth sores after a few weeks on indomethacin....a crop of 6 or so ...google yielded this drugs.com site:... "

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00mg naproxen daily to indomethacin 2 capsules, three ti...
" Indomethacin vs naproxen - which is better? Hi all, My rheumy has changed me from 1100mg naproxen daily to indomethacin 2 capsules,... "

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d Naproxen all failed for me. I might ask my d...
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" ...one that couldn't find a NSAID after Diclofenac, Lodine, Indomethacin and Naproxen all failed for me. I might ask my doc to prescribe this... "

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rather well and indomethacin worked okay but made me feel...
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" ...okay? Like, for me, I find ibuprofen doesn't work at all, but naproxen works rather well and indomethacin worked okay but made me... "

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