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Naproxen is a drug used against minor toothache, pains, aches, fever, and as anti-inflammatory.
It was originally marketed as Naprosyn and Anaprox and is the member of the class of Pain Killers known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID).
In the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Naproxen Sodium as an over-the-counter (OTC). This preparations are sold under the trade name Aleve.

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U.S. Brand Names:
  • Aleve® (OTC); Anaprox®; Anaprox® DS; EC-Naprosyn®; Naprelan®; Naprosyn®; Pamprin® Maximum Strength All Day Relief (OTC)
Canadian Brand Names:
  • Anaprox®; Anaprox® DS; Apo-Napro-Na®; Apo-Napro-Na DS®; Apo-Naproxen®; Gen-Naproxen EC; Naprosyn®; Naxen®; Novo-Naproc EC; Novo-Naprox; Novo-Naprox Sodium; Novo-Naprox Sodium DS; Novo-Naprox SR; Nu-Naprox; Riva-Naproxen
Mexican Brand Names:
  • Artron®; Dafloxen®; Flanax®; Flogen®; Fuxen®; Naprodil®; Naxen®; Neonaxil®; Nixal®; Novaxen®; Pactens®; Pronaxil®; Tandax®
Various Trademarks:
  • Aleve; Anaprox; Naprogesic; Naprosyn; Naprelan; Synflex
Dental Use:
  • Treatment of mild to moderate pain.
  • Treatment of postoperative pain.
  • Management of swelling.
Oral Dosage for Adults and Children 12 years of age and older:
  • 220 mg every 8-12 hours up to 660 mg/day
Do not exceed 1,375 mg/daily!

Significant Complications:

  • headache, nervousness
  • nausea, heartburn, stomatitis, heartburn
  • bleeding disorders

WARNING: Do Not Overdose Aspirin and Other Toothache Reliever Drugs!

Pain Killers Involved in More Drug Overdose Deaths than Cocaine or Heroin in the USA!

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