Naproxen vs Prednisone

Naproxen
(OTC)
Prednisone
(Rx)
Naproxen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Prednisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Swelling
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Swelling
2.3
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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December 21, 1993
January 17, 1972
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
57,790 Discussions
570,340 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Swelling
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Asthma
#8 for Infection
#10 for Rash
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Itching
#13 for Joint Pain
#14 for Cancer
#16 for Hives
#17 for Acne
Prednisone is prescribed for RA, Allergy, Crohn's Disease, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Asthma, Infection, Rash, Headaches, Itching, Joint Pain, Shortness of Breath, Hives and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Nap
Stomach Problems
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Drowsiness
1
Rash
1
Stomach Issues
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Gastritis
1
Tinnitus
1
GI Bleeding
1
Pins And Needles
1
Pre
Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Increased Appetite
1
Loss of Appetite
1
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Naproxen
Nap
Prednisone
Pre
Stomach Problems
Nap
Pre
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nap
Pre
2
2
Drowsiness
Nap
Pre
1
0
Rash
Nap
Pre
1
0
Stomach Issues
Nap
Pre
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Nap
Pre
1
0
Gastritis
Nap
Pre
1
0
Tinnitus
Nap
Pre
1
0
GI Bleeding
Nap
Pre
1
0
Pins And Needles
Nap
Pre
1
0
Weight Gain
Pre
Nap
9
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Nap
2
2
Mood Swings
Pre
Nap
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Nap
1
0
Cataract
Pre
Nap
1
0
Bone Loss
Pre
Nap
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
Nap
1
2
Sleep Disorders
Pre
Nap
1
0
Increased Appetite
Pre
Nap
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pre
Nap
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Naproxen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 220 mg, 250 mg, 375 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Prednisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Naproxen and Prednisone: 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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