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Naproz 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Naproz 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Naproz 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Naproz Tablet

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Uses of Naproz Tablet

Naproz 500mg Tablet is used in pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, gout, muscle pain and painful periods.
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Naproz Tablet side effects

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Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Naproz 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. Naproz 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Naproz Tablet works

Naproz 500mg 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).

In Depth Information on Naproz Tablet

Expert advice for Naproz Tablet

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Naproz 500mg Tablet can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Naproz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Naproz Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Naproxen with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by naproxen.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Naproz 500mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Naproz 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Naproz 500mg 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
Naproz 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Naproz 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Naproz 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Naproz 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Naproz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Naproxen

Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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 Naproz or you experience high blood pressure while taking Naproz.
Naproz can cause constipation, however, it is not a very common side effect. Talk to your doctor before if you experience constipation while taking Naproz.
Naproz doesn't contain any sulfa substance.
Naproz is not a controlled substance, however, it is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Naproz has not been reported to have any addictive potential.
Q. Does naproxen contain caffeine?
Naproxen does not contain any caffeine.
Naproz is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Naproz is not a narcotic medicine. It is a painkiller and belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Naproz 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.
Naproz is not a blood thinner. It is a painkiller and belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz can be used for treating cramps (painful periods). Talk to your doctor before taking any medicines for cramps.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz is not used to treat cold. Consult a doctor if you have a cold before taking any medicine.
Naproz is not used to treat a hangover.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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 Naproz.
Naproz 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.
Yes, Naproz does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Naproz does not contain aspirin. These are two different drugs which belong to the same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Naproz does not get you high. It has not been reported to have any addiction potential.
Naproz 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).
Naproz 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.
Naproz 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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Taking Naproz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Naproz with Benzydamine
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Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice, Oralixir, Diflam
Naproz with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Naproz with Nimesulide
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Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Orthobid, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Remove, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Panim, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Tenim, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, Nimax, Nimcart, Trulide, Nimuzen, Nemopar, Megagesic, Zenim, Nimter, Nizapas, Nemon, Azonim, Neemo, Nimoks, Nimsac, Namosid, Nsul, Fonim, Nimip, Asilid, Nimtin, Sialid, Nesufen, Nimlid-MD, Sulid, Delnim, Nimley, Nimlak, Nimven, Osonim, Nemil, Nimpain, Necsunim, Easylide, Pyranim, Nimsco, Temlid, E-Nim, Nimriz, Nimupet, Numel, Nimbu, Nimirite, Nimel, Intario, Bionim, Hilyte, Fenim, Brinimo, Nemis, NOM, Nimdal, Nimofen, Genenim, Epilide
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Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
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