Naprosyn is NSAID used to reduce intense pain caused by different kinds of arthritis. Main ingredient is Naproxen.
Dosage Form: tablet, film-coated tablets
Pharmacological action: NSAIDs, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effect.
Indications for use of Naprosyn
Inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system: rheumatoid, juvenile chronic, gouty arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis (ankylosing spondylitis), osteoarthritis. Pain: myalgia, ossalgia, neuralgia, arthralgia, sciatica, headache and tooth pain, tendonitis, oncological diseases, post-traumatic and postoperative pain, accompanied by inflammation, tuberculosis, adnexitis, childbirth (as analgesic and tocolytic agent). Infectious-inflammatory diseases of ENT organs with marked pain syndrome (in the complex therapy): pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis media. Feverish syndrome with “cold” and infectious diseases.
Guide to the drug Naproxen. Naprosyn instruction. Dosage forms Naprosyn 250 mg tablets.
Contraindications of Naprosyn
Hypersensitivity, erosive and ulcerative lesions GIT (exacerbation), “Aspirin” triad (a combination of asthma, recurrent nasal polyposis, and paranasal sinuses and intolerances ASA and LS pirazolonovogo series), inhibition of bone marrow hematopoiesis, liver and / or kidney failure, pregnancy, lactation, children’s age (up to 1 year) .C caution. Heart failure, children’s age (16 years).
Side effects of Naprosyn
NSAID gastropathy (loss antrum as mucosal erythema, hemorrhage, erosions and ulcers). Nausea, vomiting, epigastric discomfort, skin rash, urticaria, angioedema, headache, drowsiness, tinnitus, dizziness, weakness, slow reaction rate; erosive and ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract etc, bleeding and perforation of the gastrointestinal tract.; eosinophilic pneumonia; thrombocytopenia, granulocytopenia, aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia; hearing loss, impaired renal or hepatic function.
Overdose of Naprosyn
Symptoms: heartburn, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness. Treatment: gastric lavage, activated carbon – 0.5 g / kg. Dialysis is ineffective.
Dosage and administration:
The tablets are taken orally. Tablets should be taken whole, with some liquid, it can be taken with food.
In the acute stage of the disease: at 0.5-0.75 g 2 times a day.
The maximum daily dose: 1.75 g
For maintenance therapy: in an average daily dose of 500 mg in 2 divided doses (morning and night).
When an acute attack of gout: the first dose – 825 mg; then – 275 mg every 8 hours.
When migraine – 500 mg.
Children (1 to 5 years) at a daily dose of 2.5-5 mg / kg, 3.1 reception; treatment should not exceed 14 days.
In juvenile arthritis, in children older than 5 years, the daily dose – 10 mg / kg.
Before using the medication please consult with your doctor to avoid overdose Naprosyn and not cause a complication of the disease. Take Naprosyn by mouth with a glass of water, with or without food.