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User Reviews for Naproxen (Page 3)

Also known as: Aflaxen, Aleve, All Day Pain Relief, All Day Relief, Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, Comfort Pac with Naproxen, EC-Naprosyn, Flanax Pain Reliever, Leader Naproxen Sodium, Midol Extended Relief, Naprelan, Naprosyn, Naproxen Sodium DS, Pamprin All Day Relief

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Costochondritis 7 reviews 41 medications
   
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Gout, Acute 23 reviews 83 medications
   
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Period Pain 45 reviews 82 medications
   
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Headache 23 reviews 245 medications
   
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Pain 51 reviews 1089 medications
   
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Back Pain 61 reviews 177 medications
   
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Muscle Pain 22 reviews 341 medications
   
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Chronic Myofascial Pain 1 reviews 42 medications
   
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Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis 3 reviews 163 medications
   
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Summary of Naproxen reviews 341 reviews 6.4

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Naprosyn (naproxen) for Chronic Myofascial Pain: "You can't take with GERD"

   
3.0

Bebopbebop November 28, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "Female 20 years old - I recently started a new job as a cashier. I started to experience pain after having to pick up heavy packs of water bottles and other heavy items. The pain was all in my lower back. I went to visit my chiropractor and that would alleviate the pain until I went back to work. I would rate my pain on a scale from 1 to 10; a 7. It was a sharp stabbing pulling pain in my lower back and it even hurt to take a deep breath. Today was the first day I took Aleve when I went to work and my back pain was almost completely gone. I was able to move around without being uncomfortable. I am extremely satisfied with the results."

   
9.0

Kris1369 November 27, 2015

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For Tendonitis: "I have tendonitis in both elbows and ankles I am young and fit very active person a few months ago I could barely walk or hold a cup of water to my mouth without being in consent pain, I pushed through as much as I could but one day it got too much I went to my doctor who prescribed me 500mg Naproxen and instantly the pain has gone, I am back running and at the gym doing weights. I have had no side effects."

   
10

Crazykiwi November 25, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Period Pain: "This is my go to drug every month for cramps. Love love love. I've had severe cramps ever since and as soon as I started taking this everything will go away in less than 15 minutes."

   
10

Karina Sam (taken for less than 1 month) November 19, 2015

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Naprosyn (naproxen) for Ankylosing Spondylitis: "I can tell it's working! When ever I take the medication my pain reduces from like a 6 to a 4 which is awesome!!"

   
7.0

Jared123456 (taken for 1 to 6 months) November 5, 2015

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For Rheumatoid Arthritis: "yes I find this drug ok for my condition. Thankfully I haven't experienced any side effects at moment. I have lost weight and pain has been reduced."

   
7.0

Anonymous November 3, 2015

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For Headache: "I have been using this drug for 2 years now. Every time I feel like I am starting a migraine, I take one pill and it kills it in no time. I have not gotten a single episode of migraine since I started to take this pill. It is magical. I used to have really bad migraines that made me vomit."

   
10

Marilou S November 1, 2015

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For Back Pain: "I was proscribed 500mg tablets to help with a sprained lumbar. The pharmacist told me that at worst i would experience indigestion, and it should not be combined with other pain medication or else I'd deal with internal bleeding. What i wasn't ready for was crippling fatigue, vision impairment, nausea, urine darkening, cold sweats, and my back pain getting even worse. I looked up the side effects that the pharmacist didn't mention and found then listed under the Uncommon and Rare side effects, which means I'm just unlucky."

   
1.0

Young Back Pain (taken for less than 1 month) November 1, 2015

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For Pain: "I take naproxen for jaw pain and it's really hit-or-miss. Sometimes it works like a charm, but other times it'll do absolutely nothing. It fails more often than it helps, though."

   
4.0

charlie the kid October 30, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "I started taking this per my Doctor instead of Tylenol for lower back pain. I had stomach issues.. could not eat, vomited, severe itching on the legs and armsI "

   
1.0

catlover82001 October 28, 2015

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For Sciatica: "Don't feel any difference with this medication 2 tablets 1 in morning 1 at night doesn't work for me at all 250mg"

   
2.0

Lindajmmmmmmm October 23, 2015

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For Period Pain: "Suffered severe period pain doctor put me on naproxen in 2 months have no pain and no period flow it's basically stopped but side effects I got itchy hives but it's great..but doctor says pain is fibroids that have to come out I wanted to stay on naproxen but she said it's only a solution not the end result...."

   
7.0

Miss Buffy October 19, 2015

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For Back Pain: "I am pretty sure this medication is just acid in pill form. And not the fun kind either. No. I took this medication for severe arthritis and fybromialgia and 15 minutes later my whole esophogus feels like it's on fire. I took the medication with food as prescribed and still this is the worst heartburn I have ever had in my life. I used to have severe ulcers, and I know when a medication is burning my stomach lining. No sir. No more ulcers for me thank you. I also had the alarming sensation of hearing everything while under water. I spent the whole week asking people to repeat themselves because their voices sounded muffled. That with severe ringing in the ears and persistent nausea-I quit this medication after a week."

   
4.0

Smbell81 (taken for less than 1 month) October 16, 2015

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For Pain: "Made me depressed and out of it to the point I had brain fog and was hospitalized"

   
2.0

yamijames (taken for less than 1 month) October 3, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "Male - 33years old. Excruciating pain in lower SI region of my back following an aggressive 30 mile bick ride and a few days of surfing. Woke up the next morning with shooting pain in low back which progressed to shooting pains running down my glutes and referred pain to the hip flexor region. For two weeks this was extremely painful and did not subside even w/ ice applications and finally chiropractic visits 5 total and lots of Advil. Per the suggestion of my wife I tried aleve (2 pills for first dose and 1 pill each dose after that. After 2 pills I noticed a HUGE difference and significantly reduced pain as well as better range of motion as inflammation had gone down. I highly recommend for anyone with back pain as it really helped me!"

   
9.0

Nick T (taken for less than 1 month) October 2, 2015

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For Back Pain: "I have been suffering from back and shoulder pain non stop for 8 months now. Was prescribed narcotics which made me feel horrible. Took naproxen before bed and I had the best night sleep I've had in about a year. Worked great for me!"

Sound Sleeper September 27, 2015

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For Tendonitis: "I went for a walkabout in Australia wearing inappropriate footwear and developed tendonitis on my right heal. I was told by the doctor to stick to over the counter pain killers but none of them worked over a 4 week period. When I returned to the UK my doctor prescribed 500 Naproxen and 15 mg Lansoprazole Gastro-Resistant capsules. After 2 doses the month long pain subsided and I had no side effects. This medicine relaxed the tight tendon within a day. The problem has not returned so I can keep dancing. Great medicine."

   
10

Smooth Dancer (taken for less than 1 month) September 20, 2015

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For Back Pain: "I've had sciatica pain for the past few days. Tried Tylenol 3, Advil and regular Tylenol with codeine. Nothing worked so I tried Aleve. Took 1 the first day and didn't feel a difference at all. Got brave and took 2 today, even though these are supposed to last 12 hours and it didn't feel any different. Personally speaking this medicine is a waste of money and doesn't work at all. This is a medicine that works especially on muscle pain and I felt no difference period. I do not recommend this to anyone. Go to your doctor and get something prescribed."

   
1.0

Shalom73 September 19, 2015

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For Pain: "I have chronic pain and tendinitis in my ankles, knees, shoulders, and elbows. I've played competitive softball and basketball my whole life and now play for my high school. Without naproxen it usually hurts so bad I can't play at all but I take 3 of them at once and it usually takes care of most of the pain. There is still some pain left but it usually helps significantly. I just wish you could take more than one dose a day because I usually need a second one"

   
8.0

Anonymous September 19, 2015

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For Gout, Acute: "Swollen and red lower legs, swollen eyelids. Doctor prescribed Naproxen Apo. After couple of uses, swelling was reduced, but got severe stomach cramps. I stopped using it after the second use, yet it bother me day and night for week now. Still experiencing pain in joints, swelling and now the stomach ache."

   
5.0

Libuska September 15, 2015

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For Tendonitis: "Was prescribed drug for Achilles tenditis, 500mg Naproxen twice a day with omeprazole 20 mg. Should never have taken this as caused heartburn and stomach infection, stopped taking on second day and still have not recovered from stomach problems over 2 months later despite taking other remedies. Disgusting drug!!!"

   
1.0

Kev Ferny September 9, 2015

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For Gout, Acute: "You have got to catch the attack in the early stages ,750mg to start and 250 every 8 hours. Mind you I get a really bad stomach with the 750mg dose but it realy does the trick"

   
9.0

mikey 2 September 4, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Gout, Acute: "like the previous person mention, I'm a strong believer of aleve, it works faster for my gout than the prescription meds I take. No more going to the doctor for refills.....Aleve works!"

   
9.0

Peewee 43 (taken for 1 to 2 years) September 2, 2015

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Naprosyn (naproxen) for Gout, Acute: "Naproxen is the only thing that will make my gout subside when I have an attack."

   
10

Skikt22 September 1, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "I took two aleve and my back pain hasn't even lessened. Still hurts the same after 4 hours and it's supposed to work for 8-12 hours."

   
1.0

Karla Red September 1, 2015

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