Naprosyn vs Naproxen

Naprosyn
(Rx)
Naproxen
(OTC)
Naprosyn is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Naproxen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.1
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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March 11, 1976
December 21, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,752 Discussions
57,817 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for RA
#5 for Fever
#6 for Cramping
#7 for OA
#9 for Tendonitis
Naprosyn 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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Nap
Stomach Problems
8
Uveitis
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Stomach Issues
3
Drowsiness
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Stomach Irritation
2
Tingling
2
Hair Loss
2
Nightmares
1
Nap
Stomach Problems
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Drowsiness
3
Rash
3
Stomach Issues
2
Stomach Irritation
2
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
GI Bleeding
1
Pins And Needles
1
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Naprosyn
Nap
Naproxen
Nap
Stomach Problems
Nap
Nap
8
5
Uveitis
Nap
Nap
5
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nap
Nap
4
4
Stomach Issues
Nap
Nap
3
2
Drowsiness
Nap
Nap
3
3
High Blood Pressure
Nap
Nap
2
0
Stomach Irritation
Nap
Nap
2
2
Tingling
Nap
Nap
2
0
Hair Loss
Nap
Nap
2
0
Nightmares
Nap
Nap
1
0
Stomach Problems
Nap
Nap
5
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nap
Nap
4
4
Drowsiness
Nap
Nap
3
3
Rash
Nap
Nap
3
0
Stomach Issues
Nap
Nap
2
3
Stomach Irritation
Nap
Nap
2
2
Gastritis
Nap
Nap
1
0
Tinnitus
Nap
Nap
1
0
GI Bleeding
Nap
Nap
1
0
Pins And Needles
Nap
Nap
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Naprosyn 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: 250 mg, 375 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL
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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Naproxen
Naproxen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Naprosyn 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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