* If you take low dose aspirin and need to take an NSAID, naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox
, Naprosyn) is the drug of choice because it will not interfere with aspirin's effectiveness.
* Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Anaprox
Also available as prescription generic and trade formulations (Naprosyn, Anaprox
, Naprelan), at 250-500 mg b.i.d.
He or she may recommend a short course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Bayer Select, Nuprin), naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox
, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and acetaminophen (Tylenol) for muscle aches, joint pain, sore throat, and headaches.
NSAIDS: Aspirin, Ibuprofen (Advil, Nuprin, Motrin), Ketorolac (Toradol), Naproxen (Naprosyn, Anaprox
, Naprelan), Naproxen Sodium (Aleve), and Piroxicam (Feldeme)
The symptomatic management of migraine commonly administers simple analgesics (e.g., aspirin and acetaminophen), combination analgesics (e.g., Midrin and Excedrin Migraine), butalbital-containing medications, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including naproxen sodium (Anaprox
, Aleve), meclofenamate (Meclomen), ibuprofen (Advil), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), and ketorolac (Toradol).[44,67] In addition to the drugs mentioned above, muscle relaxants, antispasticity medications, dopamine antagonists, corticosteroids, and opioids may be suggested as backup agents when other medications do not provide headache relief.
The NSAID's most commonly prescribed for gout are indomethacin (Indocin_(1)) and naproxen (Anaprox
, Naprosyn), which are taken by mouth (orally) every day.
In reality, they say, the product is actually a nonprescription version of Anaprox
(naproxen sodium), but because Naprosyn is a more familiar name to consumers the suit contends that P&G is misleading consumers by referring to it as that drug.
Naproxen (brand name Naprosyn) and naproxen sodium (Anaprox
) have been sold by prescription as arthritis drugs for several years.
Medicines that can be used include aspirin, acetaminophen (Datril, Panadol, Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil, Medipren, Motrin, Nuprin), naproxen (Naprosyn), naproxen sodium (Anaprox
), diflunisal (Dolobid), ketorolac (Toradol) and others.