Dayprox is a pain relieving medicine. It provides relief to pain and inflammation in conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing sp... View More
Uses of Dayprox
Side effects of Dayprox
How to use Dayprox
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. Dayprox may be taken with ... View More
How Dayprox works
Dayprox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and in... View More
Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Take with food or water to avoid GI effects
Osteoarthritis Initial in mild to moderate disease: 600mg PO qDay Usual in moderate to severe disease: 1200mg PO qDay Maximum 1,800 mg/day or 26 mg/k... View More
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis <6 years Safety and efficacy not established >6 years 22-31 kg: 600 mg PO qDay 32-54 kg: 900 mg PO qDay >55 kg: 1200... View More
Renal Impairment Severe renal impairment or on dialysis: 600 mg PO qDay; may increase to 1200 mg/day; monitor closely
Previous or active peptic ulceration, known hypersensitivity to NSAIDs. Perioperative pain in CABG setting.
Mode of Action
Oxaprozin is a propionic acid derivative NSAID. It inhibits the enzyme cyclooxygenase resulting in the blockage of prostaglandin synthesis.
Be alert for ulceration and bleeding in patients treated chronically. History of serious GI events, alcoholism, smoking, other factors known to be assoc... View More
Common Edema,Rash,Abdominal pain,Anorexia,Constipation,Diarrhea,Indigestion,Nausea/Vomiting,GI ulcer,Gross bleeding with perforation,Heartburn,Anemia,L... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C; D in 3rd trimester or near delivery.
Increased risk of salicylate toxicity with aspirin. May increase effects of oral anticoagulants. May reduce effects of beta-blockers, diuretics and othe... View More