PP Naproxen Na

PP Naproxen Na





Pahang Pharmacy
Concise Prescribing Info
Naproxen Na
Ankylosing spondylitis, OA, RA & acute gout. Mild to moderate pain eg, migraine, primary dysmenorrhoea, acute tendonitis & bursitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Analgesia, dysmenorrhoea, acute musculoskeletal conditions, acute pain states Initially 550 mg followed by 275 mg 6-8 hrly. Max: 1,375 mg daily. Acute gout Initially 825 mg followed by 275 mg 8 hrly. Menorrhagia 825-1,375 mg daily in 2 divided doses. Max: 1,100 mg. Acute migraine 825 mg at 1st symptom of impending attack, followed by 275-550 mg ≥½ hr after initial dose. Prophylaxis of migraine 550 mg bd. Max: 1,375 mg daily.
Should be taken with food.
Aspirin- or NSAID-induced asthma, nasal polyps. Active peptic ulcer. Childn <2 yr.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to other NSAIDs. History of GI disease (eg, ulcers, bleeding, perforation), bronchial asthma or allergic disease. Renal impairment, chronic alcoholic liver disease, cirrhosis, coagulation disorders, CV thrombotic events, HTN, fluid retention or heart failure. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <16 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI & CNS disturbances, allergic & haematological reactions, oedema, dyspnea, palpitations, tinnitus, visual disturbances.
Drug Interactions
ACE inhibitors, cyclosporin; diuretics; antihypertensives; phenytoin, sulfonylureas; probenecid; aspirin; lithium, methotrexate.
ATC Classification
M01AE02 - naproxen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
PP Naproxen Na FC tab 550 mg
50 × 10's
PP Naproxen Na FC tab 275 mg
50 × 10's
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