Temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches
and pains due to:
- Minor pain of arthritis
- Muscular aches
- Menstrual cramps
- The common cold
Do not take more than directed. The smallest
effective dose should be used. Do not take longer
than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see
Warnings). Drink a full glass of water with each
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. Do not take more than 2
caplets in any 8 to 12 hour period. Do not exceed
3 caplets in a 24 hour period.
Children under 12 Years: Ask a
Active Ingredients (in each caplet):
Naproxen Sodium 220 mg (naproxen 200mg)(NSAID)* -
Purpose: Pain reliever/Fever reducer.
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Carnauba Wax, FD&C Blue No 2 Aluminum Lake,
Hypromellose, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline
Cellulose, Polyethylene Glycol, Povidone, Talc,
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 or
blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use
and seek medical help right away.
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
- Take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or
- Take other drugs contain an NSAID (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
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 you have:
- Bleeding problems.
- High blood pressure.
- Heart or kidney disease.
- Taken a diuretic.
- Reached age 60 or older.
- 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
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
- Under a doctor's care for any serious
- Taking any other drug.
When using this product:
- Take with food or milk if stomach upset
- 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
- 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
- You develop heartburn.
- Stomach pain or upset gets worse or last.
- Redness or swelling is present in the
- 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
definitely directed to do so by a doctor because
it may cause problems in the unborn child or
complications during delivery.
Keep out of the reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a
Poison Control Center right away.