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Naproxin is a common misspelling of naproxen.

What is naproxen (naproxin)?

Naproxen (naproxin) belongs to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Naproxen (naproxin) works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.

Naproxen (naproxin) is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and juvenile arthritis. It is also used to treat tendonitis, bursitis, gout, menstrual cramps, or mild to moderate pain.

Naproxen (naproxin) may cause dizziness or drowsiness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use naproxen (naproxin) with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.

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