Pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness are all symptoms that can be treated with oxaprozin (Daypro®). This nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) works by inhibiting the action of prostaglandins in the body. Most people have no problems with it, but side effects are possible and can include heartburn, stomach pain, and diarrhea.
Keep in mind that it may take several weeks to feel the full effects of this drug. Do not change your dose or take oxaprozin in any way other than how your healthcare provider has recommended. If you are having any problems with this product, let your healthcare provider know.
(Click Oxaprozin to learn more about this active ingredient in Daypro. This article addresses factors that affect your dose, conditions the drug can treat, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.)