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Naprosyn Risks

In most cases, Naprosyn® (naproxen) is a safe and effective medication. However, there are several precautions to be aware of before starting treatment. For example, using Naprosyn may increase your risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular events (such as a heart attack or stroke).
In addition, Naprosyn increases your risk of side effects, such as:
Before taking this drug, tell your healthcare provider if you have certain medical conditions, including but not limited to:
  • Asthma
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Bleeding problems or are taking medicines that decrease your blood's ability to clot
  • Diabetes.
(To learn more about the risks involved with taking this drug, click Naprosyn Side Effects and Precautions and Warnings With Naprosyn. These articles talk about the problems that were reported in clinical trials and give more in-depth information on what to discuss with your healthcare provider.)
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