Naproxen Sodium, generic of Aleve

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About Naproxen Sodium

Naproxen sodium, the generic of Aleve, belongs to a general class of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and like other NSAIDs, reduces pain, inflammation and fever. Naproxen is available over the counter, but should not be administered unless under the supervision and guidance of a veterinarian.

Who's Naproxen Sodium For?

  • Used to alleviate pain and inflammation

Side Effects and Warnings

  • This drug should not be used in animals with known kidney, blood, or liver disorders, or in animals with preexisting stomach ulcers
  • Naproxen may interact with other medications including aspirin, other NSAIDs, corticosteroids and furosemide. Consult with your veterinarian to determine if other drugs your pet is receiving could interact with naproxen
  • The most common side effects are bleeding gastric ulcers and kidney problems in dogs and cats. There is no safe dose for cats
  • Due to the risk of gastric ulcers and kidney damage, many veterinarians will not recommend or prescribe naproxen to dogs due to the risk of toxicity.
  • Consult your veterinarian regarding any allergies your pet may have, and any other side effects of this medication

Naproxen Sodium Directions

Use as directed by your veterinarian