naproxen definition

  • noun:
    • A drug, C14H14O3, used to lower irritation and pain, especially in treating joint disease.
    • a specific non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that prevents the COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes and therefore lowers pain, temperature, infection, and rigidity.
    • a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade title Naprosyn) found in the treatment of joint disease and musculoskeletal irritation and reasonable pain

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