COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Daypro
GENERIC NAME(S): OXAPROZIN
Description: Oxaprozin is a propionic acid derivative NSAID that blocks prostaglandin production to decrease pain and swelling
Absorption: Slowly but almost completely absorbed from the GI tract. Peak plasma levels within 2-4 hr.
Distribution: Protein-binding: >99%.
Metabolism: Hepatic via oxidation and glucuronidation.
Excretion: Via urine (5% unchanged, 65% as metabolites); via faeces (35% as metabolites). Elimination half-life: 40-50 hr.