On my Tylenol vs Advil blog post, I did not directly mention naproxen, better known by a trade name, Aleve. Do I have that in the first aid kit? Yes.
How is naproxen(Aleve) different than ibuprofen (Advil)?
Let’s start with how they are the SAME. Both are classified as “NSAIDs”, which means Non-Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drug. So both naproxen and ibuprofen can be used to decrease swelling and inflammation, and both will lower elevated body temperatures (fevers). The product insert explains that naproxen is indicated for the relief of pain and fever, including headaches, toothaches, muscle and back aches, arthritis … Read more