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Ibuprofen/naproxen warnings

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Public Citizen's Health Research Group "will be asking the FDA to change the warning labels on both over-the-counter ibuprofen products (such as Advil, Nuprin and Medipren)" and Procter-Syntex' just-approved naproxen sodium Aleve, according to HRG's Health Letter. Prescription-strength ibuprofen and naproxen both carry labels cautioning at-risk populations about the potential for drug-induced kidney failure when using these products. HRG maintained that "important information such as this should be included in all over-the-counter drug labels"

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