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Who should not take Aleve (naproxen)?

Although Aleve may benefit individuals by relieving pain and inflammation, Aleve may have adverse effects on individuals with certain conditions. Some individuals who should consider using an alternative type of pain relief include those with a history of heart disease, stroke, asthma, chronic runny or congested nose, nasal polyps, peripheral edema, anemia, liver disease, or kidney disease. Individuals who have had a heart attack or gastrointestinal ulcers and fissures should consult a doctor before taking Aleve.

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