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Is oxaprozin considered an antibiotic?

Is oxaprozin considered an antibiotic?

No: Dayprooxaprozin is a Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID) that is used to treat conditions like juvenile arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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Is daypro (oxaprozin) good for arthritis?

Is daypro (oxaprozin) good for arthritis?

Yes.: No more effective than other nsaids, but indiviudals can benefit from one drug over another. Generic Oxaprozin is indicated for RA & oa: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: the recommended dose of Daypro (oxaprozin) for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis is 1200 mg (two 600 mg tablets) once a day. Side effects are similar to other drugs of it's class. ...Read more

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Can you take meloxicam if you are on daypro (oxaprozin)?

Can you take meloxicam if you are on daypro (oxaprozin)?

No: Thjey are in the same group of medications: nonsteroidal antinflammnatory drugs. You should not take 2 drugs in the same class. ...Read more

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It it safe to take some oxaprozin and tramadol at the same time?

It it safe to take some oxaprozin and tramadol at the same time?

Not likely: Not the best choice-they are quite similar: that'd be like taking advil + Aleve together. If you need that much pain relief (and you have no reason not to take tylenol (acetaminophen)), i'd use tylenol (acetaminophen) with 1 or the other for pain relief. Sounds to me like you might need some physical therapy, acupuncture: look up msm, digestive enzymes, & krill oil as anti inflammatories. Hrs, md. www.thepmc.or. ...Read more

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I was prescribed oxaprozin. Would it have neg. Side effects?

I was prescribed oxaprozin. Would it have neg. Side effects?

Potential. Uncommon: All meds have potential side effects, & this is no different. Potential side effects of this type of med include GI upset, ulcers/gastritis, kidney probs, elevated blood pressure, fluid retention, rash, abnormal liver tests, ringing in your ears, & more. If this sounds long, don't be surprised, most meds have similarly long lists of potential but uncommon side effects. Do risk-benefit analysis. ...Read more

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Took this daypro (oxaprozin). Dont know who to ask about its dosage and do you have any side effects as well?

Took this daypro (oxaprozin). Dont know who to ask about its dosage and do you have any side effects as well?

Daypro – oxaprozin: side effects can include: abdominal pain, indigestion, bloating,belching, ^'ed gas, constipation, loose stools, nausea, vomiting, ringing in ears, hearing loss, insomnia, sedation, rash, v appetite, weight loss, Vomiting coffee ground -like material, black & tarry or bloody stool, frequent,painful or difficult urination, decreased urine, weakness, fatigue, ^ bleeding/ bruising or headache. ...Read more

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Can I get an nsaid called oxaprozin?

Can I get an nsaid called oxaprozin?

Yes, need Rx: Yes you can, but you'll need a prescription from you doctor and probably a discussion about whatever the indication is and potential side effects of this medication. ...Read more

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