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A synthetic compound used as an anti-inflammatory drug, especially in the treatment of headache and arthritis.
- ‘But what happens when you can't tolerate aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or naproxen?’
- ‘The headache usually responds to over-the-counter analgesics, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or acetaminophen.’
- ‘Even traditional anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen and ibuprofen may be linked to cardiovascular complications like heart failure.’
- ‘Aspirin and drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen can cause life-threatening ulcers.’
- ‘They may need aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen or sulindac.’
1970s: from na(phthyl) + pr(opionic) + ox(y-), + -en on the pattern of words such as tamoxifen.
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