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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Napro 500.
Napro 500 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Napro 500 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 ... View More
Napro 500 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Napro 500 may make you feel dizzy, depressed, sleepy, tired, or make it diffi... View More
Napro 500 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Napro 500 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Napro 500 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Napro 500 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Napro 500 is a pain relieving medicine. It provides relief to pain and inflammation in conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing ... View More
Uses of Napro 500
- Pain relief
Side effects of Napro 500
How to use Napro 500
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. Napro 500 is to be taken w... View More
How Napro 500 works
Napro 500 is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and ... View More
- You have been prescribed Napro 500 to relieve pain and inflammation.
- Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
- Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney prob... View More
- Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Napro 500.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Napro 500 as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term trea... View More
Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Post-operative pain, Dysmenorrhea, Acute gout, Acute migraine attacks, Renal colic, Mild to moderate pain,... View More
Should be taken with food.
Adults Oral: Pain 500 mg PO initially, then 250 mg PO q6-8hr or 500 mg PO q12hr PRN; not to exceed 1250 mg/day naproxen base on day 1; subsequent d... View More
Pain >12 years 500 mg PO initially, then 250 mg PO q6-8hr or 500 mg PO q12hr PRN; not to exceed 1250 mg/day naproxen base on day 1; subsequent daily d... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl <30 mL/min: Use not recommended Severe: Contraindicated.
Hypersensitivity. Aspirin or NSAID allergy. Perioperative pain in the setting of CABG surgery. Pregnancy (3rd trimester).
Mode of Action
Naproxen, a propionic acid derivative, is a prototypical NSAID. It reversibly inhibits the cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 (COX-1 and -2) enzymes, thus resultin... View More
Patient w/ known CV disease or risk factors for CV disease, history of GI bleeding or peptic ulceration, fluid retention or heart failure. Hepatic and r... View More
1-10% Abdominal pain (3-9%),Constipation (3-9%),Dizziness (3-9%),Drowsiness (3-9%),Headache (3-9%),Heartburn (3-9%),Nausea (3-9%),Edema (3-9%),GI bleed... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C; D in 3rd trimester or near delivery.
May enhance methotrexate toxicity. Reduced BP response to ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Increased risk of serious GI events (e.... View More
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