Naproxen vs Valium

Naproxen
(OTC)
Valium
(Rx)
Naproxen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Headaches
3.1
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Headaches
2.7
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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December 21, 1993
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
57,864 Discussions
377,414 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 Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Panic
#9 for Sedation
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Dizziness
Valium is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Val
Weakness
4
Euphoria
3
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
2
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Naproxen
Nap
Valium
Val
Stomach Problems
Nap
Val
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nap
Val
4
0
Drowsiness
Nap
Val
3
0
Rash
Nap
Val
3
0
Stomach Issues
Nap
Val
2
0
Stomach Irritation
Nap
Val
2
0
Gastritis
Nap
Val
2
0
Tinnitus
Nap
Val
2
0
GI Bleeding
Nap
Val
1
0
Pins And Needles
Nap
Val
1
0
Weakness
Val
Nap
4
0
Euphoria
Val
Nap
3
0
Weight Gain
Val
Nap
3
0
Weight Loss
Val
Nap
2
0
Nightmares
Val
Nap
1
0
Blisters
Val
Nap
1
0
Dry Mouth
Val
Nap
1
0
Impotence
Val
Nap
1
0
Derealization
Val
Nap
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Nap
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Naproxen and alcohol.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 220 mg, 250 mg, 375 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Naproxen
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Naproxen and Valium: 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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