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Is Oxaprozin A Narcotic
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
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
Yes: It is a nsaid. Only Aspirin and aspirin-containing medications are a problem. ...Read more
No: Thjey are in the same group of medications: nonsteroidal antinflammnatory drugs. You should not take 2 drugs in the same class. ...Read more
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
It's a short list...: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol with codeine; ultram (tramadol) are reasonable alternatives to consider in addition to. Daypro. More exotic would be a prescription medication such as the anti-migraine triptans group or butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine preparation or certain injectable pain relievers more common to emergency departments or hospitalized illnesses. ...Read more
Is it alright to take two DayPro (oxaprozin) 600mg a day with Hydrocodone 7.5 – 325 mg? I take one daypro (oxaprozin) a day, but I think I should be taking it twice a day. Onc
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
Took this daypro (oxaprozin). Don't 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
Oxaprozin, baclofen: Oxaprozin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It may cause an increased risk of serious and sometimes fatal heart and blood vessel problems (eg, heart attack, stroke). Baclofen is a muscle relaxant and antispastic, so both can have analgesic type effects they are not the medication of choice. ...Read more
Oxa with oxy:
Oxaprozin in a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, not a narcotic like oxycodone.
Your doctor may have prescribed it so that your oxycodone dose would be smaller and so that the overall pain medication regimen would be safer.
Only take medications that your physician prescribes and in the manner in which they were prescribed. ...Read more
Maybe: An examination is needed if you are allergic to other medicine and other materials. ...Read more
Aspirin: There is little reason for delay if the Aspirin dose has been small (example prophylaxis for cad). Daypro (oxaprozin) can be started 24 hrs later if Aspirin dose is therapeutic for antiinflammatory reasons (example rheumatoid arthritis, where 8-10 Aspirin might be used per day). If there is renal insufficiency a longer delay might be necessary. ...Read more
Depends on dose: Aspirin and Daypro (oxaprozin) are nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aspirin inhibits platelets more. Platelets are needed for blood clotting. Both agents can irritate stomach lining. So taking both at the same time can increase the risk for stomach bleeding, etc. However, it is generally safe to combine baby Aspirin with another NSAID in patients who have heart disease. Wait at least one day. ...Read more
Several Days: Daypro (oxaprozin) has a long half-life of about 22 hrs. This means that it will take several days to reach a steady state level in the body. It is this steady state level that needs to be achieved to determine efficacy. Most likely 3-4 days before you will notice some relief. ...Read more
Long half life: The half-life is 22 hrs. It takes 5 half-lives to be essentially out of your system. Thus, almost 5 days with daypro (oxaprozin). ...Read more
Days: Daypro (oxaprozin) half-life is 40-50 hours and thus will take several days to be eliminated from the body. ...Read more
It would be my choic: I would try generic Daypro (oxaprozin) first. There are many options other than narcottics. They are the tereatment of last resort in chronic pain. ...Read more
Yes: Oxaproxin, advil, alieve, tylenol (acetaminophen) & Motrin will all give you some relief from a tooth ache... The problem is that the underlying issue is being masked only and the damage continues. Please see a dentist to avoid more pain and a more costly solution to your tooth pain. ...Read more
What would happen if I took oxaprozin 600 mg if I am on the blood thinner plavix (clopidogrel) 75 mg?
Risk: You will increase your risk of both heart attack and of serious bleeding. ...Read more
Can you tell me if I could take oxaprozin 600 mg if I am on the blood thinner plavix (clopidogrel) 75 mg?
With caution: They can be used together but the risk of bleeding is increased so the benefit must be weighed against the risk. ...Read more
Dislocated patella popped back in but still sideways a little.painful to walk and bend. Ice helps but not enough. Can't take antiinflammatory(on daypro (oxaprozin)?
Patella dislocation: It's still sideways? Are you sure it's back (we say "reduced"). Patellar dislocations are usually easy to manage, but am x-ray is needed to properly asses it. If you didn't see a doc, do see one. Daypro is anti inflammatory and I would not add another. You can safely take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) but this really needs to be seen by a doc. ...Read more
Frenectomy:can't take ibuprofen, aspirin,advil, etc w/oxaprozin(daypro).
Meds for pain? I can't talk w/out pain and on a scale of 1-10 it's about a 7or8.
Oral Lidocaine: Buy an oral anaesthetic, the kind you spray to the back of your throat to numb it, except use it in the surgical area. Try to find one that is meant for the mouth (swish and spit) rather than the kind for the throat. It will improve each day and this should help you tolerate the pain a bit more. ...Read more
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