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158 - 159 oC
Used to relieve the inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Oxaprozin is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic and antipyretic properties. Oxaprozin is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, dysmenorrhea, and to alleviate moderate pain.
Oxaprozin is 95% absorbed after oral administration. Food may reduce the rate of absorption of oxaprozin, but the extent of absorption is unchanged. Antacids do not significantly affect the extent and rate of oxaprozin absorption.
side effects and Toxicity
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 1210 mg/kg; Oral, rabbit: LD50 = 172 mg/kg; Oral, rat: LD50 = 4470 mg/kg
Daypro, like other drugs of its class, can cause discomfort and, rarely, more serious side effects, such as
gastrointestinal bleeding, which may result in hospitalization and even fatal outcomes. Although serious
gastrointestinal tract ulcerations and bleeding can occur without warning symptoms, patients should be alert for the
signs and symptoms of ulcerations and bleeding, and should ask for medical advice when observing any indicative sign
or symptoms. Patients should be apprised of the importance of this follow-up.
Patients should report to their physicians the signs or symptoms of gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding, skin
rash, weight gain, or edema.
Patients should be informed of the warning signs and symptoms of hepatotoxicity (e.g., nausea, fatigue, lethargy,
pruritus, jaundice, right upper quadrant tenderness, and “flu-like” symptoms). If these occur, patients
should be instructed to stop therapy and seek immediate medical therapy.
Patients should also be instructed to seek immediate emergency help in the case of an anaphylactoid reaction.
In late pregnancy, as with other NSAIDs, Daypro should be avoided because it will cause premature closure of the
Humans and other mammals