Active Ingredients (Purpose)
Naproxen Sodium 220 mg* (Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer)
*NSAID- Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
Inactive Ingredients: Croscarmellose sodium, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, silicon dioxide, talc, titanium dioxide.
Each tablet contains sodium 20 mg.
Do not take more than directed. The smallest effective dose should be used. Drink a full glass of water with each dose.
Adults and children 12 and older: take 1 tablet every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last
-for the first dose you may take 2 tablets within the first hour
-do not exceed 2 tablets in any 8 to 12 hour period
-do not exceed 3 tablets in a 24 hour period
Children under 12 years: Ask a doctor.
When using this product take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
Allergy alert: Naproxen sodium may cause a severe allergic reaction especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include: Asthma (wheezing), Blisters, Facial Swelling, Hives, Rash, Shock, Skin Reddening
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:
-are 60 or older
-have had stomach ulcers or Bleeding problems
-take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
-take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
-have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
-take more or for a longer time than directed
Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke.These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.
Do not use:
-if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
-right before or after heart surgery
Ask a doctor before use if:
-the stomach bleeding warning applies to you
-you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
-you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
-you are taking a diuretic
-you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:
-under a doctor's care for any serious condition
-taking any other drug
When taking this product:
-take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
Stop use and ask a doctor if you experience any of the following signs of stomach
-have bloody or black stools
-have stomach pain that does not get better
-you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke
-weakness in one part or side of body
-pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
-fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
-you have difficulty swallowing
-it feels like the pill is stuck in your throat
-any new symptoms appear redness or swelling is present in the painful area
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use naproxen
sodium during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
*This product is not manufactured or distributed by the owner of the registered trademark Aleve®.
Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).