New drug for small hurts

Podolsky, Doug; Hannon, Kerry
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/24/94, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p74
Discusses naproxen sodium, the first new over-the-counter analgesic in nearly a decade. Naproxen sodium, to be sold as Aleve by Syntex and Procter & Gamble, recently won approval from the Food and Drug Administration for the nonprescription treatment of minor pain and fever. How it works; Claims that it lasts longer than other analgesics.


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