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The table held more pill bottles than ever—Selestone for his asthma, Ativan to help him sleep, naproxen for infections— along with a powdered milk mix and laxatives.
Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  Medication (trade names: Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, Naprelan) used to relieve pain and inflammation. Possibly best of competitors for inflammations like arthritis and sprains when there is not GI or kidney concern.
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a NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine)

Also possibly best for menstrual cramps. Lasts longer than competitors and may join aspirin as a better choice for those with cardiovascular concerns.
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  • The table held more pill bottles than ever—Selestone for his asthma, Ativan to help him sleep, naproxen for infections— along with a powdered milk mix and laxatives.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
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Associated words [difficulty]:   naproxen [9] , ibuprofen [8]
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