There are a few things that you should take into consideration while consuming naproxen sodium. It’s often advisable for you to take this medicine along with a glass of water and food so that stomach upset like effects can be avoided successfully. At the same time you even need to take the naproxen sodium as per the prescribed dosage from the doctor. It’s always better to maintain a gap of at least eight hours among these dosages. Intake of naproxen sodium can even generate few side effects but they are always mild and will go soon. However, there are only few cases registered when people have come across side effects related to naproxen sodium. It’s a popular medication and can be used to treat body pain generated due to arthritis. It can also treat menstrual cramps elegantly. Naproxen sodium is also in use to treat intestinal holes and stomach ulcers.
Some other serious side effects also include shortness of the breath, chest pain, persistent stomach pain, slurred speech, coffee grounds-such as vomit, black stools, as well as weakness on either side of body. Drug might cause you blood clots, which can result in the heart attack and stroke. These things are serious however rare while taking the naproxen sodium. Rarely, drug is known to cause the possibly fatal disease. The signs of the liver disease include extreme tiredness, dark urine, vomiting or persistent nausea, severe abdominal pain, as well as yellowing of eyes and skin. Naproxen is effective nonselective inhibitor of the cyclo-oxygenase, resulting in inhibition of the prostaglandin synthesis mediated through COX-1 & COX-2. Naproxen sodium improved solubility of the naproxen, attaining fast absorption as well as fast onset of the action.
Though evidence from the clinical studies suggests naproxen sodium gives you better headache relief than the placebo in treatment of the migraine headache, it is not known if it gives you any clinical benefits that are taken in account desired outcomes in the acute migraine therapy like recommended by International Headache Society. To best of knowledge, there is not any previously published review as well as meta analysis of the naproxen sodium for the acute migraine attacks. Thus, we undertook the meta analysis to evaluate efficacy of the naproxen sodium in attempt to decide the therapeutic benefit in treatment of the acute migraine attacks.