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SummaryA very common pain reliever/fever reducer also known as Aleve. Naproxen is in the same category as Ibuprofen, which is also a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. This drug is available in most places over the counter. Is sometimes used to reduce the body-load of certain drugs.
DoseCommon: 250-500mg
Note: Maximum recommended daily dose is 1500mg.
Onset1 hour.
Duration4-6 hours. ER forumulations up to 12 hours.
AvoidAlcoholic beverages.