Daypro Alta

DRUG DESCRIPTION

DAYPRO ALTA (oxaprozin potassium tablets) is a member of the propionic acid group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Each blue, capsule-shaped tablet contains oxaprozin potassium (678mg equivalent to 600mg of oxaprozin) for oral administration. The chemical name for oxaprozin potassium is 4,5-diphenyl-2-oxazolepropionic acid, potassium salt. Its empirical formula is C18H14NO3K and molecular weight is 331. Oxaprozin potassium is a white to off white powder with a melting point of 215C. It is slightly soluble in alcohol and very soluble in water. The PK in water is 9.7.

It has the following structural formula:

DAYPRO ALTA (oxaprozin potassium) structural formula illustration

Inactive ingredients in DAYPRO ALTA (oxaprozin) tablets include microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, pregelatinized corn starch, stearic acid, colloidal silicon dioxide, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, FD&C Blue #1 Aluminum Lake, and pharmaceutical glaze.

What are the possible side effects of oxandrolone (Oxandrin)?

In rare cases, serious and even fatal cases of liver problems have developed during treatment with oxandrolone. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience abdominal pain, light colored stools, dark colored urine, unusual fatigue, nausea or vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or eyes. These may be early signs of liver problems.

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

  • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat;...

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Daypro Alta Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Oxandrin

Generic Name: oxandrolone (Pronunciation: ox AN droe lone)

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  • What are the possible side effects of oxandrolone (Daypro Alta)?
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What is oxandrolone (Daypro Alta)?

Oxandrolone is a man-made steroid, similar to the a naturally occuring steroid testosterone.

Oxandrolone is used to promote weight gain following extensive surgery, chronic infection, or severe trauma, and in other cases that result in inadequate weight gain or maintenance. Oxandrolone is also used to decrease muscle loss caused by treatment with corticosteroids and to reduce bone pain associated with osteoporosis.

Oxandrolone may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

What are the possible side effects of oxandrolone (Daypro Alta)?

In rare cases, serious and even fatal cases of liver problems have developed during treatment with oxandrolone. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience abdominal pain, light colored stools, dark colored urine, unusual fatigue, nausea or vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or eyes. These may be early signs of liver problems.

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention:

  • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
  • swelling of the arms or legs (especially ankles);
  • frequent or persistent erections, or breast tenderness or enlargement (male patients); or
  • voice changes (hoarseness, deepening), hair loss, facial hair growth, clitoral enlargement, or menstrual irregularities (female patients).

Other less serious side effects may also occur. Talk to your doctor if you experience

  • new or worsening acne;
  • difficulty sleeping;
  • headache; or
  • changes in sexual desire.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about oxandrolone (Daypro Alta)?

In rare cases, serious and even fatal cases of liver problems have developed during treatment with oxandrolone. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience abdominal pain, light colored stools, dark colored urine, unusual fatigue, nausea or vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or eyes. These may be early signs of liver problems.

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