Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:54 am

Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

Uses of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

Naprosyn 500mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Acute Gout, Acute Tendinitis, Bursitis, Pain, Primary Dysmenorrhea, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, RA, Juvenile Arthritis

Side effects of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Drowsiness, Headache, Vertigo, Edema, Constipation, Diarrhea, Dyspepsia, Visual Disturbances, Abdominal Pain, Epigastric Pain, Heartburn, Nausea

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

Do not use Naprosyn 500mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Naproxen

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Naprosyn 500mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Naprosyn 500mg Tablet works

Naprosyn 500mg Tablet contains – Naproxen

Naproxen may inhibit prostaglandin synthesis to produce anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic effects.

Dosage of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

The dosage of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Naprosyn 500mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- ACE inhibitors: May cause renal impairment. Use together cautiously.

Antihypertensives, diuretics: May decrease effect of these drugs. Monitor patient closely.

Aspirin, corticosteroids: May cause adverse GI reactions. Avoid using together.

Digoxin: May increase serum digoxin level. Monitor levels.

Lithium: May increase lithium level. Observe patient for toxicity and monitor level. Adjustment of lithium dosage may be required.

Loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics: May reduce diuretic effects. Monitor patient and consider therapy modification.

Methotrexate: May cause toxicity. Monitor patient closely.

Oral anticoagulants, NSAIDs, SSRIs, other sulfonylureas, highly protein-bound drugs: May cause toxicity. Monitor patient closely.

Potassium-sparing diuretics: May reduce antihypertensive effects and enhance hyperkalemic effects. Monitor patient closely.

Probenecid: May decrease elimination of naproxen. Monitor patient for toxicity.

Herb :- Alfalfa, anise, bilberry, dong quai, feverfew, garlic, ginger, ginkgo, horse chestnut, licorice, red clover: May cause bleeding, based on the known effects of components. Discourage use together.

White willow: Herb and drug contain similar components. Discourage use together.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.