Roche | Anaprox (Medication)


Anaprox is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking your body's production of certain natural substances that cause inflammation.

Anaprox relieves pain and reduces inflammation (swelling, redness and

soreness) that may occur in different types of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis; in muscle and bone injuries such as sprains, strains, lower back pain (lumbago), rheumatism and

tendonitis, such as tennis elbow; from swelling and pain after setting broken or dislocated bones; in menstrual cramps (period pain); due to migraine headache; following surgery; due to dental pain. ...

Side Effect:

This drug may rarely cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. Upset stomach, nausea, heartburn, headache, drowsiness, or dizziness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur:bloody or black, tarry stools;blurred vision or any visual disturbance; change in the amount or colour of urine; chills, fever, muscle aches or pains along with a skin rash; peeling or blistering skin; symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, e. g. :hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the face, mouth, throat, or tongue, trouble breathing or chest tightness, wheezing, vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds.

Seek immediate medical help right away if you have any symptoms of liver damage, including:dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting/loss of appetite, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin. ...


This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking.

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.

This medication may reduce the ability of the blood to clot. If you are taking anticoagulants (e. g. , warfarin, heparin) or have hemophilia or other blood disorders (e. g. , low platelets), discuss with your doctor how this medication may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of this medication, and whether any special monitoring is needed.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...