NAPROSYN 250MG TABLET

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Composition FOR NAPROSYN 250mg tablet

Naproxen(250mg)

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It is better to take Naprosyn 250mg tablet with food.
Taking Naproxen with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by naproxen.
UNSAFE
Naprosyn 250mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Naproxen(250mg)

    Naprosyn tablet uses

    Naprosyn 250mg tablet is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.

    How naprosyn tablet works

    Naprosyn 250mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects of naprosyn tablet

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR NAPROSYN 250MG TABLET

    Patients taking NAPROSYN 250MG TABLET

    • 49%
      Twice A Day
    • 47%
      Once A Day
    • 3%
      Thrice A Day

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    Expert advice FOR NAPROSYN tablet

    Do not take this medicine.
    • If you are allergic to naproxen, aspirin or other NSAID or any other ingredient in the medicine.
    • if you have gastric ulcer or bleeding or black sticky stools, or have had such complaints after taking any NSAID in the past.
    Do not drive or use machines after taking naproxen if you experience drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo, sleeplessness, tiredness, visual disturbances.This medicine can interfere with certain blood and urine test results so it is advised that patient should tell doctor beforehand about usage of this drug.Women should not take this medicine if they want to become pregnant.Take the lowest amount for the shortest possible time to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke associated with this medicine. Do not take this medicine consecutively for more than 3 days during one menstrual cycle.

    Frequently asked questions FOR NAPROSYN 250mg tablet

    Naproxen

    Q. Does naproxen help with pain?
    Naproxen is a pain killer and is used to reduce pain. It belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and is used to treat diseases of joints such as rheumatoid arthritis (including in children), osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. It is also used to treat attacks of gout, muscle and bone disorders and painful periods.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for a sinus infection?
    Naproxen may be given to reduce the pain and swelling associated with sinus infection. It does not, however, treat any infections, you would need antibiotics for the same. Consult a doctor for the treatment of sinus infection.
    Q. Does naproxen raise blood pressure?
    Naproxen can raise your blood pressure, however, it is not a very common side effect. Talk to your doctor if you are a hypertensive (patient of high blood pressure) and you have been asked to take naproxen or you experience high blood pressure while taking naproxen.
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    Q. Does naproxen cause constipation?
    Naproxen can cause constipation, however, it is not a very common side effect. Talk to your doctor before if you experience constipation while taking naproxen.
    Q. Does naproxen contain sulfa?
    Naproxen doesn't contain any sulfa substance.
    Q. Is naproxen a controlled substance?
    Naproxen is not a controlled substance, however, it is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
    Q. Is naproxen addictive?
    Naproxen has not been reported to have any addictive potential.
    Q. Does naproxen contain caffeine?
    Naproxen does not contain any caffeine.
    Q. Is naproxen safe?
    Naproxen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
    Q. Is naproxen a narcotic?
    Naproxen is not a narcotic medicine. It is a painkiller and belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
    Q. Is naproxen safe in pregnancy?
    Naproxen should not be taken during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning to have a baby, tell your doctor before taking this medicine.
    Q. Is naproxen a blood thinner?
    Naproxen is not a blood thinner. It is a painkiller and belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
    Q. Is naproxen good for headaches?
    Naproxen can help in relieving a headache and has been used for treating migraine headaches. However, it has not been found to be very effective for the relief of migraine headaches as mentioned in some studies. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines for the relief of headache.
    Q. Is naproxen over the counter?
    Naproxen is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.
    Q. Is naproxen better than ibuprofen?
    Naproxen and ibuprofen belong to the same class of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and has a similar way of working, but their effect may vary upon individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with ibuprofen?
    Naproxen and ibuprofen both belong to the class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). When used together, they can cause coagulation problems (increased tendency for bleeding) and can also increase blood potassium levels. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with paracetamol?
    Naproxen can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with meloxicam?
    Meloxicam and naproxen both belong to the class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) When used together, they can cause coagulation problems (increased tendency for bleeding) and can also increase blood potassium levels. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with oxycodone?
    Naproxen can be taken with oxycodone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with codeine?
    Naproxen can be taken with codeine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with prednisone?
    Naproxen and prednisone can increase the toxicity of each other. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen with tramadol?
    Naproxen can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for cramps (painful periods)?
    Naproxen can be used for treating cramps (painful periods). Talk to your doctor before taking any medicines for cramps.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for fever?
    Naproxen is not generally used to treat fever. It is a pain-killer and is used for treating various painful conditions. Consult a doctor if you have a fever as it is important to know the cause of fever before starting any medicines.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for back pain?
    Naproxen can be used to treat muscle and bone disorders, so, it can help in relieving back pain. However, consult a doctor for the relief of back pain as it is important to find out the cause of back pain before starting any medicines.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for a cold?
    Naproxen is not used to treat cold. Consult a doctor if you have a cold before taking any medicine.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for a hangover?
    Naproxen is not used to treat a hangover.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for gallbladder pain?
    Naproxen is not used to treat gallbladder pain. Consult a doctor if you think you have gall bladder pain as it is important to know the reason for pain before starting any medicines.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for tonsillitis?
    Naproxen is not used to treat tonsillitis. Consult a doctor if you think you have tonsillitis as it would need to be diagnosed before the start of any treatment.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
    Naproxen is not used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) as it is a pain killer and you would need an antibiotic for the treatment of an infection. Please consult your doctor if you think you have urinary tract infection (UTI) as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for a toothache (dental pain)?
    Naproxen is a pain killer, so can be used for the treatment of a toothache (dental pain), however, please consult your doctor before starting any painkillers as there could be an underlying infection which needs to be taken care of along with.
    Q. Does naproxen make you sleepy?
    Naproxen may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or tired and may cause blurred vision and you need to be careful while driving or operating any machinery. Talk to your doctor before taking naproxen.
    Q. Does naproxen work immediately?
    Naproxen starts working immediately as it is absorbed quickly from the gastrointestinal tract. Some pain relief occurs after a few hours, however, the full effect is seen after a couple of weeks. Please consult your doctor for more details.
    Q. Does naproxen expire?
    Yes, naproxen does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
    Q. Does naproxen have aspirin in it?
    Naproxen does not contain aspirin. These are two different drugs which belong to the same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
    Q. Does naproxen get you high?
    Naproxen does not get you high. It has not been reported to have any addiction potential.
    Q. Does naproxen work?
    Naproxen works if used for the right indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
    Q. Does naproxen have paracetamol in it?
    Naproxen does not contain paracetamol. These are two different medicines which belong to the same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
    Q. Can I take naproxen for the treatment of flu?
    Naproxen is not recommended for the treatment of flu. Talk to your doctor if you have flu before taking any medicines. It is a self-limiting condition and you may not need to take any treatment for this.
    Q. Can I take naproxen for swollen glands?
    Naproxen may be given to reduce the pain and swelling associated with the swollen glands. It does not, however, treat any underlying infections if any, you would need antibiotics for the same. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)