The affected PILs are missing the information shown in bold:
“Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This includes medicines that you buy without a prescription and herbal medicines. In particular, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking: Medicine to stop your blood clotting, like aspirin/acetylsalicylic acid, warfarin, heparin or clopidogrel.”
Dentists are advised to exercise caution when dispensing this product and to check the batch number. If any of the affected batch numbers are to be dispensed, provide an updated PIL:
- Naprosyn 250mg Tablets PIL
- Naprosyn 500mg Tablets PIL
- Naprosyn EC 250mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets PIL
You are advised to remind patients to seek medical advice if taking aspirin/acetylsalicylic acid with Naprosyn Tablets or Naprosyn EC Gastro-Resistant Tablets, due to the increased risk of bleeding when these medicines are taken concurrently. Remind patients who experience adverse reactions to seek immediate medical attention.
MHRA warning over the lack of some important information in some Naprosyn tablets made by Atnahs Pharma UK Limited.