Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking naproxen capsules.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay as it is an NSAID and should not make you drowsy.
Do NOT use naproxen capsules if you take:
- A blood thinner;
- Heart or blood pressure medication, including a diuretic;
- Steroid medicine (such as prednisone).
Naproxen capsules should not be taken during pregnancy or breast feeding. Taking naproxen capsules during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking it.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is 550mg orally once, followed by 275mg orally every 6 to 8 hours or 550mg orally every 12 hours as needed. Naproxen capsules are not recommended for children.
You should not use naproxen capsules if you are allergic to it, or if you have ever had an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have: heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, if you smoke.
If you have a history of heart attack, stroke, or blood clot, stomach ulcers or bleeding, asthma, liver or kidney disease or fluid retention.
Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with naproxen capsules.