Oxaprozin is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Oxaprozin works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Oxaprozin is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. Oxaprozin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Daypro inhibits the action of certain hormones (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Prostaglandins are blocked by Daypro, which helps alleviate joint swelling, pain and inflammation. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve the swelling, joint pain and stiffness associated with rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis.