Masso is right about it being a good pain reducer.
I'd like to add my two cents :
Naproxen increases the bleeding time. It does NOT thin the blood out.
It prolongs the bleeding time by affecting the clotting factors.
If you have heavy periods I wouldn't use it. If you have a low hemoglobin/hematocrit it may push you into the anemia numbers.
- Naproxen Information for Consumers
- Naproxen Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Naproxen (detailed)
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