Is Naproxen a narcotic?
- 24 Jul 2010 by livewire
- 24 July 2010
No, it is not a narcotic,
It is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness caused by many conditions, including injury, arthritis, gout, and menstrual cramps, as well as other types of bone, muscle, or tendon pain. It is also combined with other medications in several cold, allergy, and flu products.
Naproxen was approved by the FDA in December 1991.
Naproxen Generic Name: Naproxen (na-PROX-en) Brand Name: Examples include Anaprox and Naprosyn Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID
- Naproxen Information for Consumers
- Naproxen Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
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