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Can Naproxen prescribed to me cause stomach bleeding?

It says taking Naproxen can increase your risk of life-threatening heart or circulation problems, including heart attack or stroke. This risk will increase the longer you use an NSAID. My doctor gave me this to take and im only 17.Will it be bad it i take it every month for my menstrual cramps.The stomach bleeding part worries me because i plan on using this for a long time or shouldn t i?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Yes, it can cause that if it's taken daily and frequently to those "at risk". If it's only a few days a month for cramps you should be ok. For extra protection eat something or drink milk before taking it. Blessed Be -Obsidian
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