Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Naproxen is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by conditions such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, bursitis, gout, or menstrual cramps. Naproxen may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ec-Naprosyn, also commonly referred to as naproxen, is a pain relieving agent in the class of non-steroidal- anti-inflammatory drugs. Its use dated back to the early 80's and was majorly used as a prescription only drug, until in the mid 90 were when its limited access was changed to an over the counter drug. Its wide use in control of inflammatory reactions alongside relieving the pain associated with this reaction translates great success in the drug market.