Is Naproxen a narcotic?
Question posted by livewire on 24 July 2010
Last updated on 24 July 2010
Naproxen Generic Name: Naproxen (na-PROX-en) Brand Name: Examples include Anaprox and Naprosyn Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID
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.
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