A proton pump inhibitor - The naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
What is this medicine?NAPROXEN; LANSOPRAZOLE (na PROX en; lan SOE pra zole) is a combination of two medicines. The naproxen is a non- steroidal anti- inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for painful joint problems such as arthritis. The lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) that is used to prevent stomach ulcers that may be caused by the naproxen.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not crush or chew. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Long term, continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.