Oxaprozin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used to treat pain or inflammation triggered by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Oxaprozin is additionally used to deal with rheumatoid arthritis in children who are at least 6 years of ages. Oxaprozin can increase your risk of fatal cardiac arrest or stroke. Do not use oxaprozin right before or after heart bypass surgery. Oxaprozin may also cause stomach or digestive blood loss, which can be fatal. You must not take oxaprozin unless your doctor tells you to if you are pregnant. The chemical name is 4,5-diphenyl-2oxazole-propionic acid. Its molecular formula is C18H15NO3, and it has the adhering to chemical framework. Oxaprozin, USP is a white to beige powder with a mild odor and a melting point of 162 to 163 C. It is somewhat soluble in alcohol and insoluble in water, with an octanol/water dividing coefficient of 4. 8 at physiologic pH. The pKa in water is 4. 3 Oxaprozin oral tablets, USP contain 600 mg of oxaprozin, USP. The inactive ingredients in oxaprozin tablets, USP are hypromellose, magnesium stearate, methylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, polacrilin potassium, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch and titanium dioxide. This medication does not treat arthritis and will aid you only as long as you proceed to take it. This medicine is available only with your medical professional's prescription.
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