What is Oxaprozin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Daypro

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Oxaprozin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for acute and long-term use in the management of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis; juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation 12 6
Pain 7 3
Fibromyalgia 5 2
Muscle and joint pain 3 2
Psoriatic Arthritis 2 1
Arthritis pain 1 1

Show all 15 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oxaprozin

Side effect Patients
Alternating constipation and diarrhea 1
Diarrhea 1
Dizziness 1
Esophageal spasms 1
GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) 1
Stomach discomfort 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oxaprozin

Dosage Patients
1,800 mg daily 1
2 600mg as needed 1
600mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Oxaprozin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 5
Did not seem to work 4
Doctor's advice 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Expense 2
See all 12 patients who’ve stopped taking Oxaprozin

Duration

Currently taking Oxaprozin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Oxaprozin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 11
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 3
Not specified 8

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Oxaprozin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Sulindac (Clinoril) 1

Patients stopped taking Oxaprozin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Meloxicam (Mobic) 1
Sulindac (Clinoril) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Oxaprozin

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Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: most
Description:F42y
FM:13y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See fightingfibro's full Oxaprozin history

Jun 6, 2010 (Started Jun 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've tried several anti inflammatories and the longer I'm on them the less they work

Aug 19, 2009 (Started Jun 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took daypro every night for inflammation with fibro,arthritis and bursitis.Can no longer take because I've now been prescribed Elmiron for IC .

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