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naproxen

Saltos de línea: na|proxen
Pronunciación: /naˈprɒksɛn
 
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Definición de naproxen en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic compound used as an anti-inflammatory drug, especially in the treatment of headache and arthritis.
Example sentences
  • Even traditional anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen and ibuprofen may be linked to cardiovascular complications like heart failure.
  • The headache usually responds to over-the-counter analgesics, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or acetaminophen.
  • They may need aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen or sulindac.

Origen

1970s: from na(phthyl) + pr(opionic) + ox(y-), + -en on the pattern of words such as tamoxifen.

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