Naproxen

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Naproxen's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

250 to 500 mg380 (375)As recommended.Maintanace,To a total maximum daily dose of 1250mg.
750 mg750 (750)As recommended.For migraine ,At first symtoms of attach.
250 to 500 mg380 (375)12 hourlyPOFor Musculoskeletal disorder and Dysmenorrhea .Initially given 500 mg which is followed by 250 mg every 6 or 8 hr
250 to 1000 mg620 (625)12 hourlyPOFor rheumatic disease and chronic pain.It should be taken after food
750 mg750 (750)12 hourlyPOFor Acute Gout .Initially given 500 mg which is followed by 250 mg every 8 hr
500 mg500 (500)As recommended.Rectal (supp)For Musculoskeletal Disorder and Dysmenorrhea .1 suppository given at Bed time followed by 1 suppository in the morning.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

5 to 0 mg/kg2.5 (2.5)12 hourlyOral1 month to 18 years which may be increased to 10-15mg/kg twice daily.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Naproxen is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Naproxen

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