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Generic Name: Naproxen
Brand Name: Anaprox
Anaprox is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine that works by reducing hormones and can cause pain and inflammation in the body. It is used for curing inflammation or pain caused by situations like menstrual cramps, arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis or tendinitis. Also known as Naproxen, it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that’s sold under plenty of trade names such as: Aleve, Feminax Ultra, Antalgin, Inza, Flanax, Nalgesin, Midol Extended Relief, Naprelan, Naposin, Naprosyn, Naprogesic, Proxen, Narocin, Synflex, Xenobid and Soproxen. It was initially sold by Syntex as a prescription drug Naprosyn in the year 1976, and was originally sold under Anaprox trade name in 1980. In Australia 275 mg packets of naproxen sodium are Schedule 2 pharmacy medicines with maximum daily dose of 1375 mg or 5 tablets.
Doses of Anaprox
  • You can take Anaprox as recommended by your doctor or as directed on the label; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • It’s a slower acting form of Naproxen and is used only to treat ankylosing spondylitis or arthritis.
  • Don’t break, chew or crush the enteric coated or extended release tablet; swallow it whole.
  • The liquid form must be measured with a special dose measuring cup or spoon.
  • As Anaprox is taken as required, you might not be on dosing schedule. Those who are using this medicine regularly, take the missed dose once you remember. Don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help, in case of overdose; symptoms include severe forms of side effects.
  • Store Naproxen at room temperature away from heat and moisture.