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Naprosyn® (Syntex)

  • Ronald J. Tallarida


Naproxen, a proprionic acid derivative, has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic activity. In patients with arthritis this compound reduces joint swelling, pain, and the duration of morning stiffness.


Arthritis Lactate Aspirin Diarrhea Constipation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Tallarida
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  1. 1.Temple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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