NAPROXEN - naproxen tablet
NAPROXEN SODIUM - naproxen sodium tablet
Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
(See the end of this Medication Guide for a list of prescription NSAID medicines.)
What is the most important information I should know about medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)?
NSAID medicines may increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke that
can lead to death. This chance increases:
NSAID medicines should never be used right before or after a heart surgery
called a “coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).”
NSAID medicines can cause ulcers and bleeding in the stomach and
intestines at any time during treatment. Ulcers and bleeding:
The chance of a person getting an ulcer or bleeding increases with:
NSAID medicines should only be used:
What are Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)?
NSAID medicines are used to treat pain and redness, swelling, and heat (inflammation) from medical conditions such as:
Who should not take a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID)?
Do not take an NSAID medicine:
Tell your healthcare provider:
|Serious side effects include:||Other side effects include:|
|high blood pressure||diarrhea|
|heart failure from body swelling (fluid retention)||gas|
|kidney problems including kidney failure||heartburn|
|bleeding and ulcers in the stomach and intestine||nausea|
|low red blood cells (anemia)||vomiting|
|life-threatening skin reactions||dizziness|
|life-threatening allergic reactions|
|liver problems including liver failure|
|asthma attacks in people who have asthma|
Get emergency help right away if you have any of the following symptoms:
Stop your NSAID medicine and call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms:
These are not all the side effects with NSAID medicines. Talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information about NSAID medicines.
Other information about Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
|Diclofenac||Cataflam®, Voltaren®, Arthrotec™ (combined with misoprostol)|
|Etodolac||Lodine®, Lodine® XL|
|Fenoprofen||Nalfon®, Nalfon® 200|
|Ibuprofen||Motrin®, Tab-Profen®, Vicoprofen* (combined with hydrocodone),|
|CombunoxTM (combined with oxycodone)|
|Indomethacin||Indocin®, Indocin® SR, Indo-Lemmon™, Indomethagan™|
|Naproxen||Naprosyn®, Anaprox®, Anaprox® DS, EC-Naproxyn®, Naprelan®, Naprapac ® (copackaged with lansoprazole)|
|Tolmetin||Tolectin®, Tolectin DS®, Tolectin® 600|
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Glenmark Generics Inc., USA
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