Promax - anti-inflammatory agent with antipyretic effect.  Promax

The pharmacological action of Promax

Promax refers to a group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, its active substance - naproxen.

Promax analgesic, reduces inflammation and fever, prevents agglutination of red blood cells, platelets.

Pronounced anti-inflammatory effect of the drug is observed 7 days after the start of treatment.

Product form

Promax release tablets.


The drug is used in the Promax dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation), tooth and headache, pain in the spine, joints and muscles, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis.

Promax Guide: how to use

Take tablets after meals Promax.

For the treatment of pain immediately taken and after 500 mg every 6-8 hours - 250 mg is not pass pain.

Acceptable daily dosage - 1, 5 g

As antirheumatics take on Promax 500-1000 mg per day in two doses. If there is a strong worsening of the disease, the dosage was increased to 1 5 g

Arthritis improvement is observed in two weeks. In some cases, it may be needed Promax for 3 or 4 weeks without a break.

Without medical supervision, you can not take the medicine for longer than three days.  Tablets Promax

side effects

Promax can trigger heartburn, diarrhea, dyspepsia, stomatitis, nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain, stomach ulcers, esophagitis, pancreatitis, gastritis, granulocytopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, bronchospasm, hyperkalemia, headache, convulsions, meningitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, drowsiness , paraesthesia, tinnitus, heart failure, vasculitis, shortness of breath, hearing impairment, thrombosis, pulmonary edema, eosinophilic pneumonia, jaundice, pain or weakness in muscles, intense thirst, fatigue, renal failure, hematuria, glomerulonephritis.

In addition, Promax can cause various allergic reactions and female infertility.

In most cases, the drug is transferred normally, these side effects develop when administered in large doses.

In case of overdose occur Promax the same side effects. In severe cases, there may be breathing problems, loss of consciousness, seizures. Treat poisoning gastric lavage, the patient is prescribed an antacid, activated carbon, misoprostol.

Contraindications Promax

Promax for instructions contraindicated in aggravated ulcer gastrointestinal tract, kidney function, liver and blood production processes, in heart failure, as well as pregnant women, children up to 16 years old, lactating mothers.

It is undesirable to take Promax together with aspirin and other nesteroidami, analgesics, anticoagulants, antacids cyclosporine, ACE inhibitors, methotrexate, tacrolimus.

With the combination of naproxen with furosemide diuretic effect last drops. Promax can reduce the effectiveness of mifepristone (drugs used to induce abortion), so it is beginning to receive only 8-12 after mifepristone.

With care prescribe a drug at the same time with a sulfonylurea or hydantoin derivatives.