Naprosyn SR (Naproxen)
What is Naprosyn SR (Naproxen) used for?
Naprosyn SR (Naproxen) is a type of anti-inflammatory drug. It belongs to a class of medications known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, which work by helping to reduce the hormones in the body that cause inflammation to occur. This drug is used to treat conditions such as ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, tendinitis, gout and menstrual pain.
How should I use Naprosyn SR (Naproxen)?
Naprosyn SR (Naproxen) tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Adult patients may be directed to take this drug 2 to 3 times per day, however the exact dosage may vary depending on the condition being treated. Patients are advised to consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed.
What are the side effects of Naprosyn SR (Naproxen)?
Naprosyn SR (Naproxen) may cause some side effects to occur, such as:
You should consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice any other more serious side effects, such as unusual bruising, changes in behavior, stiffness in the neck, persistent nausea, severe abdominal pain or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Naprosyn SR (Naproxen). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.