Naproxen is a drug used to offer relief on those that are suffering from arthritis such as the swelling, stiffness, inflammation or juvenile arthritis. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is also known to offer relief of ankylosing spondylitis a type of arthritis that affect the spine and joint. However, it does not cure arthritis and will only help as long as you are taking it.
Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal drug (NSAID). It relieves pain and reduces swelling. It is a good manager when it comes to handling mild to average pain, inflammation, and fever. Naproxen works by stopping the enzymes that are used for the production of prostaglandins (cyclooxygenase). These are natural substances that cause inflammation, fever and pain. By reducing levels of concentrations of these chemicals, pain, fever and inflammation are drastically reduced. It may be used to treat the following conditions:Dysmenorrheal Ankylosing spondylitis Fever Rheumatoid arthritis Mild to moderate pain Gout Menstrual pain Muscle and joint inflammation etc.
Like so many other drugs, naproxen causes side effects. They include the following:Difficulty in breathing Feeling of indigestion Headache Itching skin Stomach pain Belching Bruising Patches in the skin Ringing in the ears Dizziness Diarrhea Constipation