FDA panelists say new data are not strong enough to conclude naproxen is safer on heart

  • Article by: MATTHEW PERRONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 11, 2014 - 12:45 PM

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A majority of federal health experts said Tuesday that new research is not strong enough to conclude that naproxen, the pain reliever in Aleve and many other medications, is safer on the heart than rival drugs used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and everyday aches and pains.

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