a white, crystalline powder, CHO, used as a nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drug to relieve pain and reduce fever, esp. in the treatment of arthritis, migraine, and menstrual cramps
Origin of naproxenna(phthyl) + pr(opionic acid) + ox(y)- (sense ) + -en, probably arbitrary suffix
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C14H14O3, used to treat fever and pain.
Origin of naproxenShortening and alteration of methoxynaphthylpropionic acid, one of its chemical names.