What Is Anaprox Used For?

What is Anaprox used for? Anaprox has been licensed to treat several conditions related to pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness, such as arthritis and gout. The drug may also be used to relieve pain caused by inflammation in a tendon or straining a muscle. Anaprox is used for off-label reasons as well, including for symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, and Paget's disease of bone.

What Is Anaprox Used For? -- An Overview

Anaprox® (naproxen sodium) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions related to pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness.
 
Specific Anaprox uses include the following:
 

How Does Anaprox Work?

Anaprox and other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) work by inhibiting the action of certain hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. These hormones are called prostaglandins. By blocking the effects of prostaglandins, Anaprox is useful for reducing fever and pain related to a number of conditions. As mentioned, this includes pain and joint swelling associated with different forms of arthritis and other diseases, as well as pain related to inflammation or bone, muscle, or tendon injury.
 
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