The active medication of this drug is Oxaprozin Potassium, which is a member of the propionic acid group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic properties. It inhibits cyclooxygenases to block the conversion of arachidonic acid to pro-inflammatory prostaglandins. It also inhibits the formation of prostaglandins that are involved in pain, inflammation, and fever.
This mentioned medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain or inflammation induced by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Daypro is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis in children older than 6 years old.
Oxaprozin Potassium is composed of medicine used for the management of mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation. Daypro reduces swelling by decreasing levels of prostaglandin, a hormone-like substance that usually causes inflammation.
This a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, the drug is available in a dosage as given below:
- 600 gm: It must be taken as directed by the doctor, usually once a day, do not g against it
This drug can increase the risk of fatal heart attack or stroke. Do not take this medication just before or after heart bypass surgery.