naproxen/naproxen sodium

naproxen/naproxen sodium, (nəprok´sən),

n brand names: Naprosyn, Anaprox, Aleve;
drug class: nonsteroidal antiinflammatory;
action: inhibits prostaglandin synthesis by interfering with cyclooxygenase needed for biosynthesis; possesses analgesic, antiinflammatory, antipyretic properties;
uses: mild to moderate pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, gouty arthritis, primary dysmenorrhea.