Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
common cold, backache, headache, menstrual cramps, toothache, minor pain of
arthritis and/or muscular aches. Temporarily reduces fever.
Drink a full glass of water with each dose. Do not take longer than 10 days,
unless directed by a doctor. Do not take more than directed. The smallest
effective dose should be used. Do not exceed 2 caplets in any 8 to 12 hour
period or 3 caplets in a 24 hour period.
Adults and children 12 years and older: Take 1 caplet every
8 to 12 hours while symptoms last. For the first dose you may take 2 caplets
within the first hour.
Children under 12 years of age: Do not give this product to
children under 12 unless directed by a doctor.
Active Ingredient (in each caplet):
Naproxen Sodium 220 mg (Naproxen 200 mg).
FDA&C Blue #2 Lake, Hypromellose, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline
Cellulose, Polyethylene Glycol, Povidone, Talc, Titanium Dioxide.
Each caplet contains: Sodium 20 mg.
Allergy Alert: Naproxen Sodium may cause a severe allergic
reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock, skin reddening, rash and/or
blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right
Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains a
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause stomach bleeding.
The chance is higher if you: are age 60 or older, have had stomach ulcers or
bleeding problems, take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug, take
other drugs containing an NSAID (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others), have
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product and/or take more
or for a longer time than directed.
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any
other pain reliever/fever reducer or with any other pain reliever/ fever reducer
and/or right before or after heart surgery.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
Problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers.
Stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or
stomach pain. Ulcers, bleeding problems, high blood pressure, heart or kidney
disease.Taken a diuretic. Reached age 60 or older.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: Taking any
other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription). Taking a blood
thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug. Under a doctor's care for any serious
condition. Taking any other drug.
When using this product:
Take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs. Long term continuous
use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
You feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are
signs of stomach bleeding. 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. You develop heartburn. Stomach pain or
upset gets worse or lasts. Redness or swelling is present in the painful area.
Any new symptoms appear.
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 specifically directed to do so by a doctor because it may
cause problems in the unborn child or complications during pregnancy.