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Naprelan is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that has been licensed to treat arthritis symptoms and painful menstrual periods. It also relieves pain caused by a strained muscle or inflammation in a tendon, among other things. The drug comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. The most commonly reported side effects include indigestion, headache, and flu symptoms.

What Is Naprelan?

Naprelan® (naproxen sodium) is a prescription medicine used to reduce pain, inflammation, fever, and stiffness caused by many conditions. Some of these conditions include:
  • Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Other types of bone, muscle, or tendon pain.
The medication belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Who Makes It?

Naprelan is manufactured by Blansett Pharmacal, Inc.

What Is the Medication Used For?

Some of approved uses for this medicine include:
(Click What Is Naprelan Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)
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