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Inza

Generic Name: Naproxen
Product Name: Inza

Indication of Inza

Naprosyn belongs to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It is an anti-inflammatory drug used for the treatment of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, primary dysmennorrhoea, acute or chronic pain states and acute migraine. Naprosyn also reduces fever.

Action of Inza

Naproxen belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
It works by blocking the action of a substance in the body called cyclo-oxygenase. Cyclo-oxygenase is an enzyme that is involved in the production of various chemicals in the body, some of which are known as prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are produced in response to injury or certain diseases and cause pain, swelling and inflammation. As Naprosyn stops the production of prostaglandins, it is effective at relieving pain and inflammation.
All the medicines in this group reduce inflammation caused by the body’s own immune system and are effective pain killers.

Dose advice of Inza

aprosyn should be taken with food
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis:
-An initial dose of greater than or equal to 500mg daily in 2 divided doses
-Maintenance dose of 375-1000mg daily in 2 divided doses, to a maximum of 1000mg/day
Acute pain states:
-An initial dose of 500mg; then 250mg every 6-8hours to a maximum of 1250mg/day
Dysmennorrhoea:
-An initial dose of 500mg; then 250mg every 6-8hours to a maximum of 1250mg/day
Acute migraine:
-An initial dose of 750mg at the first sign of migraine, then 250-500mg as necessary (at a minimum of 1hour after first dose) to a maximum of 1250mg/day
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:
10mg/kg/day in 2 doses (every 12hours)

Schedule of Inza

S4

Common side effects of Inza

-Constipation
-Heartburn
-Abdominal pain
-Nausea
-Headache
-Dizziness
-Drowsiness
-Itching
-Rash
-Ringing in the ears
-Thirst

Uncommon side effects of Inza

-Palpitations
-Hearing and visual disturbances
-Depression
-Yellowing of the eyes and skin
-Gastrointestinal bleeding
-Insomnia
-Impaired concentration
-Muscle weakness
-Menstrual irregularities
-Chills and fever

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 22 July, 2003


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