Fenoprofen Oral Capsule 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Fenoprofen: Oral capsule (200mg)

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What is this Medicine?

FENOPROFEN (fen oh PROE fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used to treat osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.

In-Depth Information

Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule

NDC: 525440367
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Myalgia, Mild Pain, Arthralgia, Moderate Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Pain, Fever, Migraine, Migraine Prophylaxis, Dental Pain, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Headache, Gouty Arthritis

Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule

Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Double Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Urinate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Damage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Breast Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Optic Nerve Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.5-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
5.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
8.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
8.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
10.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule(Fenoprofen Calcium)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Fenoprofen Calcium)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule(Fenoprofen Calcium)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Fenoprofen Calcium)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Fenoprofen Calcium 200mg Capsule(Fenoprofen Calcium)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Fenoprofen Calcium)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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