Daypro Oxaprozin and/or alternatives
Daypro 600mgMarketed as Duraprox in Turkey Manufacturer: Cosmo Spa (Helsinn Healthcare) Source Country : Turkey
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Oxaprozin 600mgGeneric Alternative to Daypro 600mg
Manufacturer: Apotex Inc. Source Country : Canada
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Description of Daypro
Daypro is an oral medication with the generic name Oxaprozin Potassium. It belongs to a group of medicines known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Daypro is available in the form of a caplet. It is available in Daypro 600mg strength. The drug is a prescription medication, which means you need to consult your doctor before you buy Daypro online.
Indications & Dosage of Daypro
Daypro is indicated to treat inflammation and paid caused by arthritis. Oxaprozin, the main active ingredient in the medication inhibits the action of specific hormones that cause inflammation and pain during arthritis.
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding the dosage. The usual recommended dose of Daypro for the treatment of arthritis is 2 Daypro 600 caplets, once daily.
Side Effects & Interactions of Daypro
Like all other drugs, Daypro may also cause mild to severe side effects in some patients. However, not all people who use this medication experience side effects. As a matter of fact, many people who use Daypro do not complain about any side effects.
The less severe side effects associated with the medication are: runny nose, ringing in the ears, dizziness, upset stomach, diarrhea, bloating, mild heartburn, headache, stomach pain, constipation, dry mouth, nervousness, blurred vision, increased sweating, skin rash or itching, or diarrhea. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects become bothersome.
Some people may also experience severe side effects after using Daypro. Bloody, black or tarry stools, chest pain, shortness of breath, clay colored stools, dark colored vomit, and slurred speech, loss of appetite, sore throat, or problems with balance or vision are some severe side effects associated with Daypro.
You may also experience severe side effects such as weakness, coughing up blood, urinating less than usual, nausea, yellowing of the skin or eyes, low fever, stomach pain, headache accompanied with severe blistering, red skin rash or peeling of the skin, muscle weakness, severe tingling or numbness, or bruising. Stop using the medication and consult your doctor if you experience severe side effects after taking a dose of Daypro.
Daypro may potentially interact with other drugs you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with medicines such as Lithium, Warfarin, some steroid medications, Cyclosporine, Aspirin, some antidepressants or other NSAIDs. This is not a complete list of medications that may interact with Daypro.
Before you buy Daypro, inform the doctor about every drug you are using, which includes prescription drugs, over the counter medications and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Daypro
You should not use Daypro if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in it or have an allergy to other NSAIDs or aspirin. It may not be the right drug for people with certain medical problems such as heart disease, kidney or liver disease, polyps in your nose, congestive heart failure, asthma or high blood pressure.
Before starting the treatment, inform the doctor about your medical history of blood clots, stroke stomach bleeding or ulcers, heart attack, diverticulosis, or bowel problems. Daypro is listed as a category C pregnancy drug. Pregnant women, nursing mothers or women planning to get pregnant should buy Daypro only after learning about the benefits and risks of using the drug from their doctor.