Generic Name: NAPROXEN SUSTAINED-RELEASE - ORAL Pronounced: (nah-PROX-en) Naproxen sodium Oral Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or
increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all
possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including
prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your
doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any
medicines without your doctor's approval.
Products that may interact with this drug
high blood pressure drugs (including ACE inhibitors such as
captopril, lisinopril and angiotensin II receptor blockers such as losartan,
This medication may increase the risk of bleeding when
taken with other drugs that also may cause bleeding. Some affected drugs
include anti-platelet drugs such as clopidogrel, "blood thinners" such as
I've heard it said, mixing medications and vitamins is like mixing friends — sometimes they just don't get along!
Let me give you an example — you have high cholesterol, and are taking a statin. You are also taking a multivitamin. But, taking both together may not be such a great idea. One consequence is that statins block the antioxidant effect of vitamin E, and vitamin E interferes with the health benefits of statins. Therefore, these two shouldn't meet!
You also need to be wary of herbal products . Arshad Jahangir , M.D., Professor of Medicine and Consultant Cardiologist, at Mayo Clinic Arizona, says:
" Many people have a false sense of security about these herbal products because they are seen as 'natural'... more than 15 million Americans reportedly use herbal remedies or high-dose vitamins. But 'natural' doesn't always mean they are safe. Every compound we consume has some effect on the body, which is, in essence, why people are taking these ...
December 28, 1992, marked a new era for Migraine sufferers with FDA approval of injectable Imitrex (sumatriptan). Imitrex was the first Migraine abortive triptan medication, a class of medications that many Migraineurs would come to call “miracle drugs.” Imitrex tablets were approved by the FDA in 1995. Since then, six more triptans have entered the market – Maxalt , Zomig , Amerge , Axert , Frova , and Relpax . Although triptans are a marked improvement over previous treatment options, many Migraineurs have not been fully satisfied with their results. Some do not achieve full relief from triptans, and the recurrence of Migraines within 24 hours of the first dose has been common. With the patents on sumatriptan nearing their expiration, both generics of the current forms – injections, tablets, and nasal spray – and other medications containing sumatriptan are now in development and testing. The results involving Trexima, one such medication that is a com...
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