Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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Naprosyn 500mg Tablet contains Naproxen, a painkiller. It belongs to a 'Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug' (NSAID) class of medicine. Naproxen is used to provide relief from the pain associated with various types of arthritis such as spondylitis, rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, gout and also menstrual pain. This medicine acts by blocking the release of the chemical substance responsible for pain and inflammation. Naprosyn 500mg Tablet should not be taken by children under 16 years of age and by children below 5 years of age who have rheumatoid arthritis since birth. You should always take Naprosyn 500mg Tablet with meals to avoid stomach upset and as prescribed by your doctor. Most common side effects of this medicine are heartburn, nausea, vomiting. Mostly the side effects may occur for a short duration and recover soon.
Uses of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet is used to provide relief from the pain associated with arthritis, menstrual pain, gout, muscular pain.
Contraindications of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- If you are allergic to Naproxen, or any other ingredient of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet.
- If you are allergic to Ibuprofen, Aspirin or any other medicine from NSAIDs.
- If you have an active or history of stomach/intestinal ulcers.
- If you have a history of liver or kidney disease.
- If you have a history of heart failure.
- If you are in the last trimester of pregnancy.
Side effects of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- Abdominal discomfort
- Chest pain
- Blurr vision
- Difficulty in breathing
Precautions and Warnings of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Can I take Naprosyn 500mg Tablet during pregnancy?
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet should not be taken while trying to conceive or in the last trimester of pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. In the first two trimesters, it can be taken only if prescribed by the physician.
Can I take Naprosyn 500mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet can be taken while breastfeeding only if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed Naprosyn 500mg Tablet?
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet can cause dizziness. Thus, if you experience such symptoms after taking this medicine, avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Naprosyn 500mg Tablet?
Alcohol should not be consumed with Naprosyn 500mg Tablet as it may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have liver, kidney or lungs disease or disorder.
- You are or using it for an elderly person.
- You have any heart-related disease or condition.
- You have or had active stomach or intestinal bleeding, ulcers or perforations.
- You have any blood disorder.
- You experience any other side effect after taking Naprosyn 500mg Tablet.
- Naprosyn 500mg Tablet should not be used in children below 16 years of age, except for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Mode of Action of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
How Does It Work?
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandin (chemicals substance causing pain and swelling) and reduces pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles.
Directions for Use of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet should be taken orally as a whole with a glass of water. It is best if taken with food or milk to avoid stomach upset. Take it as prescribed by your doctor to gain optimum benefits.
Interactions of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Interactions with other medicines
Naprosyn 500mg Tablet contains naproxen which may have possible interactions with the following: zolpidem, aspirin, diphenhydramine, duloxetine, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, cyclobenzaprine, atorvastatin, pregabalin.
Storage and disposal of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- Naprosyn 500mg Tablet is to be stored in a cool and dry place, away from excessive heat and sunlight.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Naprosyn 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- Taking excess Naprosyn 500mg Tablet may cause headache, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, chest pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, heartburn, drowsiness, dizziness, fainting.
- If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Naprosyn 500mg Tablet?
A: Disclose to the doctor your medical history. You should also give all the details of medicines you are or have been taking and if you have any allergy problems.
Q: What should I know regarding the storage of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet?
A: Keep Naprosyn 500mg Tablet tablets in the container they came in. It should be shut tight and kept out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature, away from excessive heat and moisture.
Q: When and how to consume Naprosyn 500mg Tablet?
A: Swallow Naprosyn 500mg Tablet with a glass of water or take it with food, milk or an antacid. Do not break, crush or chew the tablet.
Q: What are the other complications involved with the usage of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet?
A: Naprosyn 500mg Tablet can cause intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. Such incidences occur mostly in elderly patients. The physician should be informed about any other ongoing medications to avoid interactions.
Q: Can Naprosyn 500mg Tablet cause constipation?
A: Naprosyn 500mg Tablet can cause constipation as its side effect. However, not everyone experiences it. If this symptom does not resume, reach out to your doctor soon.
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Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2021 | 11:15 AM (IST)
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