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Anaprox is a prescription drug that relieves pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness caused by conditions such as injury, menstrual cramps, and arthritis. The medicine comes in tablet form, and it works by inhibiting the action of certain hormones that cause pain and inflammation. Serious side effects are possible with Anaprox -- including allergic reaction, kidney failure, and unexplained weight gain -- that can lead to potentially life threatening-complications.

What Is Anaprox?

Anaprox® (naproxen sodium) is a prescription medicine used to reduce pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness caused by many conditions. A few of these conditions include injury, arthritis, gout, menstrual cramps, and other types of bone, muscle, or tendon pain. Anaprox is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Who Makes Anaprox?

Anaprox is manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals.

What Is It Used For?

Uses for Anaprox include:
(Click What Is Anaprox Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses for the medication.)
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