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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer