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Naproxen Sodium

Naproxen Sodium
CAS Number: 22204-53-1

Naproxen Sodium

Therapeutic Category
Pain Management
API Technology
Synthetic
Dose From
Oral Solids
Dr Reddy's Development Status
Available
Available Regulatory Filing
USA
Canada
CEP
Korea
Russia
Brazil
Innovator Brand (USA)
NAPRELAN

Mechanism of Action

Naproxen has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties.

The mechanism of action of NAPRELAN, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but involves inhibition of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2).

Naproxen sodium is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis in vitro. Naproxen sodium concentrations reached during therapy have produced in vivo effects. Prostaglandins sensitize afferent nerves and potentiate the action of bradykinin in inducing pain in animal models. Prostaglandins are mediators of inflammation. Because naproxen sodium is an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis, its mode of action may be due to a decrease of prostaglandins in peripheral tissues.

Indication

NAPRELAN is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated for the treatment of:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)
  • Tendinitis, bursitis
  • Acute gout
  • Primary dysmenorrhea (PD)
  • The relief of mild to moderate pain

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Headquartered in Hyderabad, India, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is one of the leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) suppliers globally. Dr. Reddy's API business is a preferred partner to pharma companies across the US, Europe, Brazil, Latin America, Japan, China, Korea, Middle East and other emerging markets.

Dr. Reddy's API business thrives on the deep technical strengths established over the last 30+ years in the development and manufacture of complex APIs such as steroids, peptides, complex long chain molecules and highly potent APIs (HPAPIs / oncology drugs). This expertise is complemented by our prowess in intellectual property and regulatory affairs which helps us consistently meet and exceed regulatory standards. Dr. Reddy's Naproxen Sodium API is the outcome of the extensive expertise in R&D, IP, and Regulatory.

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