Daypro (Oxaprozin) for Spondylitis | MySpondylitisTeam

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Daypro is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is sometimes prescribed off-label to treat spondylitis. Daypro is also referred to by its drug name, oxaprozin.

Daypro is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs help reduce fever, pain, and inflammation. Daypro is believed to work by inhibiting the production of chemicals that promote inflammation and blood clot formation in the body.

How do I take it?
Daypro is taken once daily.

Daypro comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Daypro lists common side effects including swelling, anorexia, flatulence, low blood cell count, fever, constipation, nausea, gas, diarrhea, headache, runny nose, dry mouth, rash, and abdominal pain.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Daypro include blood clots, stroke, heart attack, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Daypro — RxList

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) for Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA) — Cochrane

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