Nuprafen®(Naproxen) is an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthetase and have analgesic, anti-pyretic and anti-inflammatory properties. Nuprafen® is indicated in mild to moderate pain such as dysmenorrhoea, migraine and for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis), ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, acute gout and acute musculoskeletal disorders.
Nuprafen Tablet 500 mg
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Rheumatic disorders: the usual initial dose of naproxen is 250 mg twice daily adjusted to 500 mg to 1000 mg daily in 2 divided doses.
Juvenile arthritis: A dose of 10 mg/kg body weight daily in 2 divided doses is used for children over 5 years of age.
Acute gout: An initial dose of 750 mg followed by 250 mg every 8 hours.
Dysmenorrhoea: 500 mg may be given initially followed by 250 mg in every 6-8 hours.
Sonap gel is to be applied 2-6 times a day as required and is not recommended for use in children.