Naprosyn 500 MG
Naprosyn 250 MG
Naproxen sodium belongs to a class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
drugs (NSAIDs). This medication is used to reduce intense pain,
inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions like osteoarthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, etc. It can be also applied
in other cases.
Dosage and direction
Take Naprosyn by mouth with a glass of water, with or without food. Avoid cutting, crushing or chewing this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more often than it is prescribed. Do not give up taking it except on the advice of your doctor.
It may need time for the medicine to help.
Consult your doctor concerning proper dose for you.
Before taking Naprosyn tell your doctor or chemist if you are allergic to it; or if you have other allergies.
Naproxen, like other NSAIDs, can inhibit the excretion of sodium and lithium. Be cautious when using this drug along with lithium supplements.
Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking while being treated with this medication.
Aged people can be more sensitive to side effects of the medicine.
During pregnancy this treatment should be used only when strongly necessary.
As this medicament can be absorbed by skin, women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not manipulate this medicine.
If you have missed your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you see that it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take your dose twice.
If you think you have used too much of this medicine, seek emergency medical attention right away. The symptoms of overdose usually include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.
Store your medicines at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store your drugs in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets.
The most common side effects are dry mouth, dizziness, irritability, sedation, insomnia, urinary retention, etc.
A very serious allergic reaction rarely occurs. Many people using this medicine do not have serious side effects.
Turn to your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
In case you notice the effects not listed here, contact your doctor or pharmacist.