Naproxen is a common painkiller used to treat pain, stiffness, inflammation and fever for many different conditions, and often for severe period pains. It’s an ‘NSAID’, or ‘non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug’, like ibuprofen or aspirin. It can be bought over the counter in the US and Canada but is prescription only in the UK and Australia.

Common associated names: Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox, Naprelan

Top Posts

Some of the top posts on HealthUnlocked from people concerning Naproxen.

Sometimes used for


Sciatica

Others were also interested in


ParacetamolTramadolCodeineCo codamol
Content on HealthUnlocked does not replace the relationship between you and doctors or other healthcare professionals nor the advice you receive from them.