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Anaprox DS is an anti-inflammatory pain medication used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, gout, menstrual cramps and other conditions.

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that blocks chemicals in your body that lead to inflammation. This action allows Anaprox DS to relieve pain and swelling caused by conditions related to inflammation like arthritis, gout, and menstrual cramps.

Dosage and Administration

The dose of Anaprox DS that is prescribed will vary depending on the individual and inflammatory condition being treated. Follow all your healthcare provider’s instructions and read packaging labels carefully to ensure the best therapeutic response from treatment with this NSAID. Do not use a higher or lower dose than prescribed for longer than recommended.

  • Swallow tablets whole
  • Can be taken with or without food
  • If stomach upset occurs, take your doses with food or milk
  • Use the lowest effective dose for treatment
  • Store at room temperature away from children and pets

To treat arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis:

  • Most adults take one 550mg tablet with a half tablet (275mg) twice daily
  • Doses can adjust for long-term treatment
  • Lower doses may provide effective relief for long-term treatment
  • Adults should not take more than 1500mg a day for no more than 6 months
  • The morning and evening doses can be uneven

To treat juvenile arthritis:

    Children should take 10mg/kg a day taken in 2 divided doses

To treat pain including acute tendonitis and bursitis:

  • Adults should start by taking 550mg followed by 550mg every 12 hours or 275mg every 6 to 8 hours as needed to relieve pain
  • Patients should not take more than a total of 1375mg a day for initial treatment
  • After starting treatment, total daily doses should not exceed 1100mg
  • Use at the first sign of pain

To treat acute gout:

  • Patients should start by taking 825mg followed by 275mg every 8 hours

Side Effects

Anaprox DS may cause you to develop some side effects while reducing pain and inflammation. Speak to your healthcare provider to learn more about any symptoms that you may experience during treatment.

Common Anaprox DS side effects:

  • Headache
  • Indigestion, heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Flu symptoms

Serious Side Effects

Some more serious adverse reactions may occur during treatment with Anaprox DS. Stop using this medication and contact your healthcare provider if you develop any of the following side effects:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling or rapid gain in weight
  • Skin rash or blistering
  • Stomach bleeding (bloody or tarry stools, coughing blood, vomit that looks like coffee grounds)
  • Liver problems (nausea, upper stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-coloured stools, jaundice)
  • Kidney problems (little or no urination, painful urination, swelling in your feet or ankles)
  • Low red blood cell count (pale skin, unusual tiredness, feeling light-headed, shortness of breath, cold hands and feet)

Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any signs of a heart attack or stroke. Symptoms include chest pain that spreads to your jaw or shoulder, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of your body, slurred speech, leg swelling, shortness of breath.

Stop using Anaprox DS and seek medical attention if you develop any of the following symptoms of a serious drug reaction:

  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Swollen glands
  • Aching muscles
  • Severe weakness
  • Unusual bruising
  • jaundice

Allergic Reactions

Do not use Anaprox DS if you are allergic to naproxen or any other NSAID. Stop taking this medication and call your healthcare provider right away if you notice any of the following signs of an allergic reaction:

  • Hives
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Wheezing, trouble breathing
  • Swelling of your face or throat
  • Fever, sore throat
  • Burning eyes, skin pain
  • Red or purple rash
  • Blistering or peeling skin


  • Do not use Anaprox DS right before or after undergoing a heart bypass surgery because the medication can increase your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
  • Anaprox DS may cause you to develop stomach or intestinal bleeding which can be fatal. Bleeding may occur without warning during treatment, especially in older patients.
  • Do not take Anaprox DS if you have ever had an asthma attack or a serious allergic reaction after taking an NSAID or aspirin.
  • To ensure your safety when taking Anaprox DS, tell your healthcare provider if you have ever had any of the following conditions:
    • Heart disease, high blood pressure or cholesterol
    • Diabetes
    • Heart attack, stroke, or blood clot
    • Stomach ulcers or bleeding
    • Asthma
    • Liver or kidney disease
    • Fluid retention
    • If you smoke
    • If you take aspirin daily to prevent a heart attack or stroke
  • Do not use Anaprox DS while pregnant unless your healthcare provider instructs you to do so. NSAIDs including this medication can cause complications as well as serious heart and kidney problems in an unborn child if taken during the last 20 weeks of pregnancy.
  • Ask your healthcare provider if it is safe to breastfeed while taking Anaprox DS.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol during treatment with Anaprox DS because it can increase side effects and your risk of developing intestinal or stomach bleeding.
  • Avoid taking aspirin or other NSAIDs while using Anaprox DS unless directed to do so by your healthcare provider.
  • Ask your healthcare provider before taking any other medications to treat pain, fever, swelling, or cold or flu symptoms. These medicines can contain ingredients that are similar to those in Anaprox DS.
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using an antacid during treatment and only use the type that they recommend. Some antacids can affect the absorption of Anaprox DS.
  • Some other drugs can interact with Anaprox DS and cause adverse reactions. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medications you take, including over the counter medicines, but especially any of the following:
    • Other NSAIDs or salicylates
    • Antacids or sucralfate
    • Cholestyramine
    • Cyclosporine
    • Digoxin
    • Lithium
    • Methotrexate
    • Pemetrexed
    • Probenecid
    • Warfarin
    • Diuretic medicines
    • Heart or blood pressure medications
  • Consult your healthcare provider before administering Anaprox DS to any child younger than 12 years of age.

Additional information

Brand Name:

Anaprox DS

Scientific Name:

Naproxen Sodium, Naproxen sodium

Other Names:

Anaprox DS, Naproxen Sodium



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