naproxen, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn, Aleve (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Naproxen is used for the treatment of

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects from naproxen are:

Other important side effects include:

WARNING: People who are allergic to other NSAIDs should not use naproxen. NSAIDs reduce the flow of blood to the kidneys and impair function of the kidneys. The impairment is most likely to occur in patients with preexisting impairment of kidney function or congestive heart failure, and use of NSAIDs in these patients should be done cautiously. Individuals with asthma are more likely to experience allergic reactions to naproxen and other NSAIDs.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/6/2015

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