Daypro Alta

1 What is Daypro Alta?

Brand: Daypro Alta

Generic: Oxaprozin Potassium

Brand name:

Daypro Alta.

Daypro Alta is a drug used in relieving signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This drug is available as a film coated tablet containing oxaprozin potassium 600 milligrams.


You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication should be taken by mouth as instructed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew the drug because it may diminish its effects. This medication should be taken with a full glass of water unless your doctor tells you otherwise. You should swallow the drug whole.

Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment. Take this drug regularly to experience the most benefits. You should also take this drug at the same time each day.

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.


Daypro Alta may interact with medications such as:

  • Cidofovir
  • Ketorolac
  • Anti-platelet drugs such as cilostazol or clopidogrel
  • Oral bisphosphonates such as alendronate
  • Blood thinners such as enoxaparin, heparin or warfarin
  • Corticosteroids such as prednisone
  • Cyclosporine
  • Desmopressin
  • High blood pressure drugs including ACE inhibitors (captopril) and angiotensin II receptor antagonists (losartan) and beta-blockers (metoprolol)
  • Lithium
  • Methotrexate
  • Pemetrexed
  • Probenecid
  • SSRI antidepressants such as fluoxetine and sertraline
  • Diuretics such as furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene

Side Effects:

There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling


Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following: