Getting relief from minor arthritis pain shouldn't be a pain. That's why there's the Aleve Soft Grip Arthritis Cap, featuring a contoured bottle that fits comfortably in your hand and a cap covered with a cushioned material to give you better control. It's the easiest way to get the 12-hour pain relief that just 1 Aleve can give you. Aleve is an over-the-counter (OTC), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that provides temporary relief from minor aches and pains. It also temporarily reduces fever.