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Vimovo is a prescription medication classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to treat conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. It contains the active ingredients naproxen and esomeprazole, which work together to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and prevent gastric ulcers caused by chronic use of NSAIDs.
- Treats different forms of arthritis
- Reduces inflammation and alleviates pain
- Suitable for adults over 18 years old
What is Vimovo?
Vimovo is a prescription-only medication that is used to help treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. These conditions are all different forms of arthritis, each with its own symptoms, characteristics and underlying causes.
How does Vimovo work?
Vinovo is a medication known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID. It contains the active ingredients naproxen and esomeprazole. These two medications work together to help reduce inflammation and alleviate pain, as well as prevent gastric ulcers caused by NSAIDs.
When to use Vimovo?
You should always ensure you are using Vimovo as you have been directed to by your healthcare provider. Typically, you will need to take one tablet twice a day, once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
What is the correct dosage of Vimovo?
The correct dosage of Vimovo will vary depending on your individual condition and the advice of your healthcare provider. It is important that you only take as much medication as has been outlined by your healthcare provider. Usually, you will need to take one tablet, twice a day to effectively manage your condition.
Who is Vimovo suitable for?
Vimovo is suitable for adults over the age of 18 years old who are suffering from different types of arthritis such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
Who is Vimovo not suitable for?
Vimovo may not be suitable for some people. Vimovo should not be used under any circumstance by people under the age of 18 years old, and people who are allergic to any of the ingredients included in the medication. It is also not suitable for people who are looking for instant pain relief as it can take several hours to take effect. Other factors that may affect suitability include:
- Losing weight for no reason
- Having problems swallowing
- You regularly vomit up food or blood
- You pass black stools
Can you use Vimovo if you are pregnant?
You should NOT use Vimovo if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy as it can harm unborn children. You should NOT use Vimovo in the first 6 months of pregnancy unless your healthcare provider deems it completely necessary. If you need this treatment during this time you should use the lowest possible dose for the shortest possible time.
Can you use Vimovo if you are breastfeeding?
No, you should NOT breastfeed whilst using Vimovo as small amounts of the medication may pass into the mother’s milk
How does Vimovo interact with other drugs?
To be safe you should make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you are going to be using other medications alongside Vimovo. Some medications may interact and interfere with how Vimovo works. For further information, read the patient information leaflet included with your medication or consult with a healthcare provider.
What are the side effects of Vimovo?
As with other prescription-only medications, Vimovo may cause some side effects for some people. The most common of which include:
- Feelings of tiredness
- Itching and rashes
What warnings does Vimovo come with?
To fully understand the warnings associated with Vimovo then you should ensure to fully read and understand the patient information leaflet provided with your medication.
Where can I buy Vimovo online?
You can purchase Vimovo online from UK Meds which will be delivered straight to your door.