Oxaprozin is a medication commonly used to reduce pain, inflammation, and joint swelling caused by different forms of arthritis and other painful conditions. While it is not a cure for arthritis, the medicine is effective in relieving symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Oxaprozin comes in a caplet form and is only available in a 600-mg strength.
What Is Oxaprozin?
Oxaprozin (Daypro®) is a prescription medicine used to treat pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness. It is part of a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs for short.
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Daypro [package insert]. New York, NY: Pfizer, Inc.;2009 June.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/.
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