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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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Gout, Acute 26 reviews 83 medications
   
8.7
Period Pain 52 reviews 82 medications
   
8.3
Headache 24 reviews 245 medications
   
8.0
Costochondritis 7 reviews 41 medications
   
7.9
Osteoarthritis 30 reviews 349 medications
   
7.2
Rheumatoid Arthritis 17 reviews 341 medications
   
7.1
Tendonitis 20 reviews 33 medications
   
6.9
Bursitis 2 reviews 80 medications
   
6.8
Ankylosing Spondylitis 8 reviews 128 medications
   
6.8
Pain 55 reviews 1094 medications
   
6.6
Sciatica 27 reviews 280 medications
   
6.6
Back Pain 66 reviews 178 medications
   
6.4
Muscle Pain 23 reviews 346 medications
   
6.3
Chronic Myofascial Pain 1 reviews 42 medications
   
5.0
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis 3 reviews 162 medications
   
4.9
Frozen Shoulder 3 reviews 56 medications
   
2.7
Neck Pain 1 reviews 41 medications
   
1.0
Summary of Naproxen reviews 365 reviews 6.3

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For Muscle Pain: "injured my trap muscle and was in considerable pain....tried flexeril, diclofenac, motrin, heat cold, etc,,,,,the only thin that helped was aleve.....thankfully"

   
9.0

homerboy1 February 29, 2016

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Anaprox (naproxen) for Back Pain: "Allergic reaction to Anaprox, this is poison I do not understand how the FDA approved this medication that almost kill me. I do not recommend it because of the dangerous side effects and should be taken out of the market. IT IS POISON AND I ONLY TOOK ONE 559 MG IN THE GENERIC FORM ( NAPROXEN )"

   
1.0

encabronao (taken for less than 1 month) February 27, 2016

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For Sciatica: "Started with constant diarrhoea after taking Naproxen for 4weeks. Had a Colonoscopy and samples taken showed early stages of Microscopic Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Not happy."

   
2.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) February 24, 2016

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For Gout, Acute: "Was not happy with result initially as I was following dosage on label. After switching to dosage recommendation found here and elsewhere the change was almost immediate and greatly improved. I get attacks averaging once a year usually brought on during weight loss when I don't keep up with the amount of recommended liquids."

   
9.0

David Logan February 22, 2016

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Aleve (naproxen) for Gout, Acute: "Well I went to the ER, they diagnosed me with gout. They gave me a prescription that was $45 for 20 pills! Pharmacist told about Aleve. I bought it for $7.99/100 pills. Best choice ever, no regrets"

   
10

anritamarie February 21, 2016

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Aleve (naproxen) for Gout, Acute: "I took aleve during a gout attack. I could not really say that it helped my swelling or the pain. I ended up taking some advil to relieve the pain."

Tampa-rob February 12, 2016

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For Pain: "I had terrible ear pain because of wax blockage. Could not sleep. Doc prescribed this piece of brilliance and.. Bam... The pain was gone!!!! Fantastic pills."

   
10

Viv angel (taken for less than 1 month) January 23, 2016

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Naprosyn (naproxen) for Osteoarthritis: "After 3 years on naprosyn 500 one a day I started to get irritable anxious finding fault all the time about stupid things. As soon as I stopped I was normal again . I don't know what tablet to take now as I am very sensitive to a lot of drugs."

   
5.0

snowey (taken for 2 to 5 years) January 23, 2016

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For Muscle Pain: "I have a torn shoulder tendon (rotator cuff injury) which has been causing me agonising pain 24/7 for 6 months. Ibuprofen wasn't working so I was given Naproxen. It takes quite a while to get to work (up to an hour to kick in) but once it works the relief is amazing. Only thing is, once it wears off (about 4-6 hours), the pain returns big time, and you're not supposed to use more than 2 tablets a day. Also, it made me ravenously hungry at the start (not so much now) so I've added a couple of Kg in weight. When it doesn't work well I take some Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) as well. Doesn't do anything for my headaches though and may even cause them."

   
7.0

JibloNoir January 20, 2016

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For Period Pain: "Girls... If you want to be able to function and actually get out of bed this is the solution for you. I have unbearable cramps to where I'm stuck in bed and cry all day from the pain. I've tried everything over the counter and nothing has worked. I was prescribed the 550 mg and my life has changed. Even though there are times where I still have pain it's not as bad as it was. I don't experience any real side effects except sometimes I get a little tired, but it's not horrible."

   
8.0

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 2 years) January 16, 2016

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For Period Pain: "Doctor prescribed me naproxen sodium since I have endometriosis and it helps my cramps a lot. My cramps before were so bad they made me stay in bed and made me nauseous. This stops/slows the cramps thus eliminating all my other period pains. Definitely recommend this to other women with the same problem."

   
9.0

Vanessaaaa (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 9, 2016

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For Headache: "For the very first time EVER a medication worked for my migraine. My carrier would not cover the originally prescribed medication, so dr ordered naproxen and sumatriptan. I took it , not expecting much but I was wrong. My migraine felt like day 3 of a migraine. I could not believe it. I have had migraines for over 30 yrs and nothing has ever ever made any difference. I carry them both with me everywhere!"

   
9.0

RojasBU January 9, 2016

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Aleve (naproxen) for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: "Didn't help at all, it did give me terrible heart burn though."

   
1.0

kasinwonderland January 4, 2016

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "I have severe scoliosis so my pain is pretty strong most days. My doctor recommended Aleve so I take 2 caplets (440mg) and there is a bit less pain for a few hours. The package says it works for 8-12 hours, but I'm lucky if it stretches out to 5. Takes my pain from a 7 (out of 10) to a 3 or 4. And then I can't drink for another 8 hours which is no fun."

   
4.0

Steeeeve January 3, 2016

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Naprosyn (naproxen) for Back Pain: "I had been suffering with sciatica for a number of years, when it suddenly worsened. I started getting shooting pains and severe weakness in both of my legs. After one dose of 500mg I was able to sit comfortably and walk without the worry of one of my legs giving out from under me"

   
9.0

feh December 30, 2015

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For Back Pain: "Nursing student on feet all day, lifting patients. This is the only drug that helps my SI back and hip pain. I keep it with me daily. I would seriously be in trouble with out it."

   
10

Mabes69 December 29, 2015

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For Costochondritis: "Costochondritis following bronchitis infection, taking naproxen for three months no change,"

   
5.0

Maddnesse (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 23, 2015

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For Back Pain: "Naproxen helped to lessen the pain of herniated discs, but I experienced shortness of breath and was only able to get through 10 mins of cardio class. Before Naproxen I would complete 60 - 90 mins of cardio. I stopped the drug immediately, that was 6 months ago and I still have shortness of breath and can't do cardio class at all. this drug should be pulled from the market."

   
4.0

remove market December 16, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "It does absolutely nothing for my pain."

   
1.0

Itsmemom (taken for less than 1 month) December 9, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Sciatica: "Aleve heavily advertised for 12 hour pain relief. Also recommended by a friend. Tried as desperate for all day pain relief from sciatic nerve. No effect whatsoever, persevered for a week, no relief, even with recommended stretching."

   
1.0

Vixmum (taken for less than 1 month) December 8, 2015

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Naprosyn (naproxen) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: "This medicine made a great difference overnight for me."

   
8.0

Anonymous December 8, 2015

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For Sciatica: "I have been taking naproxen on and off for years.Usually for back pain.It is the best treatment I have received .After 3 weeks of sciatica I started taking it again.This time it has helped,but I have a funny taste in my mouth and my mouth feels sore,my lips are slightly swollen as well.I will leave it off for a while and see if it feels better. I have anaphylaxis if I eat gelatine, does anyone know if it contains any?."

   
10

KYDERIA December 6, 2015

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Aleve (naproxen) for Back Pain: "This should be the first thing you take when you realize you have back pain. At the very least this will take the sharp edge off and give you enough time to get to Urgent Care or an immediate doctor appointment. I have noticed that for extended use (2-5 days) the pain symptoms slowly come back, but at least this is something I can buy OTC."

   
4.0

L5-S1 hern/nerve damage (taken for 6 months to 1 year) December 4, 2015

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For Headache: "I was suffering from the common cold and had symptoms of dry cough, congested sinus, large headache, slight ear pain, sore throat, and muscle pain in my knees and gleutus maximus. I couldn't eat anything either and at times felt like vomiting. Also, I would wake up in the middle of sleeping, mumbling from my symptoms and pain. And, I would sleep long hours, and no sleep is enough for me. Taking naproxen 220 mg and sleeping that night, I felt 10 times better. The headache was gone, and so was the muscle pain. I slept good that night. I feel like I could do the usual tasks (including eating) now."

   
9.0

MsEgy (taken for less than 1 month) December 1, 2015

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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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