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Naproxidim 250 Tablet

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Introduction

Naproxidim 250 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the prevention of migraine. It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation, and fever. It also blocks the signals in the brain that cause nausea and vomiting associated with migraine.

Naproxidim 250 Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on the severity of your condition and how well it helps your symptoms. Use it regularly and do not discontinue using it until the doctor tells you it is alright to stop.

Using of the medicine may cause few common side effects such as flu-like symptoms, indigestion, and dryness in mouth. If you experience any such side effects that do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other illnesses or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by, some other medicines you are using so let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. It should be used with caution in patients who are alcoholic or have liver or kidney disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Naproxidim Tablet

Benefits of Naproxidim Tablet

In Prevention of Migraine

Naproxidim 250 Tablet blocks chemicals responsible for pain sensation and also blocks signals that cause nausea/vomiting associated with migraines. By preventing and reducing the frequency of migraine headaches, it can help you carry out your daily activities and have a better quality of life.

Side effects of Naproxidim Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Naproxidim

  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Naproxidim Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Naproxidim 250 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Naproxidim Tablet works

Naproxidim 250 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Naproxen and Domperidone. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain due to migraine. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting associated with migraine. It also increases the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Naproxidim 250 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Naproxidim 250 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Naproxidim 250 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Naproxidim 250 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Naproxidim 250 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, depressed, sleepy, tired, or make it difficult to sleep. It may also affect your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Naproxidim 250 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Naproxidim 250 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Naproxidim 250 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Naproxidim 250 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Naproxidim 250 Tablet for prevention of migraine headaches.
  • Do not take it to treat an acute attack of migraine.
  • Some tips that may help avoid a migraine attack:
    • Have your meals at the same time everyday
    • Avoid bright lights and extreme temperatures
    • Avoid loud music and noisy places
    • Avoid chocolates,  cheese, processed food, alcohol and smoking
    • Get enough sleep and avoid stress
  • It may cause sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Naproxidim 250 Tablet affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may cause new and worse headaches.
  • Keep taking it every day, as prescribed by your doctor, even if you do not have any symptoms.

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Patient Concerns

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Sir i am having sometimes mild pain above my left ear forehead. Sometimes it exists for 2 to 3 .then auto matically stop after 6 to 7 days again occurs
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Cud be migraine Get mri brain done n show 2 neurologist Meanwhile try tab naproxen 250 mg sos
i usually get migraine pain due to tension developed by using computers. I am Photophobic. when ever i travel a lot in bright sunlight i get headaches . i used to take DART Tablet. which has a combination of Paracetamol(300 mg),Caffeine(50 mg),Phenazone(150 mg). DART helped me to deal with this. Recent days i am not able to get this tablet. can you help me getting the right substitute?? thanks in advance.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take Capnea 20mg + calpol 250 mg simulataneously
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FAQs

Q. What is Naproxidim 250 Tablet?

Naproxidim 250 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Naproxen and Domperidone. This combination helps in relieving the symptoms of migraine like headache, nausea and vomiting. Naproxen is a pain-killer that blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause headache. Domperidone is an anti-emetic agent (prokinetic). It increases the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach. This helps in relieving vomiting.

Q. Can I stop taking Naproxidim 250 Tablet when my migraine symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Naproxidim 250 Tablet until advised by your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet can cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet?

The use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can the use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Naproxidim 250 Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body, which leads to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Naproxidim 250 Tablet?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Naproxidim 250 Tablet can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of migraine attacks which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Naproxidim 250 Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

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