Generic Name: Naron
What is Naron?
Dosing with NAPROSYN Tablets is not appropriate for children weighing less than 50 kilograms. The recommended starting dose of ANAPROX DS naproxen sodium tablets is 550 mg followed by 550 mg every 12 hours or 275 mg one half of a 550 mg tablet every 6 to 8 hours as required. The initial total daily dose should not exceed 1375 mg two and one-half tablets of naproxen sodium. Thereafter, the total daily dose should not exceed 1100 mg of naproxen sodium. Because the sodium salt of naproxen is more rapidly absorbed, ANAPROX DS is recommended for the management of acute painful conditions when prompt onset of pain relief is desired.
NAPROSYN Tablets may also be used. The recommended starting dose of NAPROSYN Tablets is 500 mg followed by 250 mg one half of a 500 mg NAPROSYN tablet every 6-8 hours as required. The total daily dose should not exceed 1250 mg of naproxen. The recommended starting dose is 750 mg one and one-half tablets of NAPROSYN Tablets followed by 250 mg one-half tablet every 8 hours until the attack has subsided.
ANAPROX DS may also be used at a starting dose of 825 mg one and one-half tablets followed by 275 mg one-half tablet every 8 hours. EC-NAPROSYN is not recommended because of the delay in absorption.
Shake the suspension gently before using. Use an oral syringe to measure each dose of the liquid, as it gives a more accurate measurement than household teaspoons. Naproxen should not be given to children under the age of 2 years, as the safety and effectiveness of the medication for this age group have not been established.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to use this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, use it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
Do not use a double dose to make up for a missed one. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired. Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses.
Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent.
How should I take Naron?
Intervention: This effect should be kept in mind when bleeding times are determined. Intervention: Although 17-hydroxy-corticosteroid measurements Porter-Silber test do not appear to be artifactually altered, it is suggested that therapy with naproxen be temporarily discontinued 72 hours before adrenal function tests are performed if the Porter-Silber test is to be used.
Urinary assays of 5-hydroxy indoleacetic acid 5HIAA Clinical Impact: Naproxen may interfere with some urinary assays of 5-hydroxy indoleacetic acid 5HIAA. Intervention: This effect should be kept in mind when urinary 5-hydroxy indoleacetic acid is determined. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
What should I avoid while taking Naron?
Using NSAIDs can increase the risk of serious side effects, such as heart attack, stroke, and bleeding from the digestive tract. The risk of heart attack and stroke increase with long-term use of NSAIDS. Seek emergency medical attention if you experience chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance. Bleeding from the digestive tract can happen at any time during treatment with an NSAID.
Contact your doctor right away if you have any symptoms of bleeding from the digestive tract, such as black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Naron side effects
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What are the possible side effects of naproxen. What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking naproxen. How should I take naproxen.
Common Naron ide effects may include:
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
Pyridostigmine: NSAIDs may cause additive pharmacodynamic GI effects with cholinesterase inhibitors, leading to gastrointestinal intolerance.
The active ingredient in this medication is a type of NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugwhich treats inflammation and pain by blocking the body's production of certain natural substances which cause pain.
You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about NSAIDs that is written for health professionals.
Due to the thrombocytopenic effects of melphalan, an additive risk of bleeding may be seen in patients receiving concomitant anticoagulants, NSAIDs, platelet inhibitors, including aspirin, ASA, strontium-89 chloride, and thrombolytic agents.
Mercaptopurine, 6-MP: Due to the thrombocytopenic effects of mercaptopurine, an additive risk of bleeding may be seen in patients receiving concomitant anticoagulants, NSAIDs, platelet inhibitors, including aspirin, strontium-89 chloride, and thrombolytic agents.
Mesalamine, 5-ASA: The concurrent use of mesalamine with known nephrotoxic agents such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs may increase the risk of nephrotoxicity. Methotrexate: In general, NSAID therapy can decrease the clearance of methotrexate, resulting in elevated and prolonged serum methotrexate levels.
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs NSAIDs should not be administered prior to, concomitantly, or following intermediate or high doses of methotrexate.
Where can I get more information?
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION Pregnancy MECHANISM OF ACTION Mechanism of Action: Naproxen competitively inhibits both cyclooxygenase COX isoenzymes, COX-1 and COX-2, by blocking arachidonate binding resulting in analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory pharmacologic effects.
Patients at greatest risk of this are those who already have renal dysfunction, heart failure, liver injury, those taking diuretics or ACE inhibitors, and the elderly.