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Who should take Aleve (naproxen)?

Aleve may benefit individuals who have mild pain, fever, and inflammation resulting from ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, backaches, colds, bursitis, gout, headaches, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, tendinitis, and toothaches. Aleve is available over-the-counter to relieve mild pain and inflammation and low-grade fever. A doctor may recommend use of Aleve to individuals with other conditions as well.

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