Naproxen Sodium Tablets, USP 220 mg (NSAID)* *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Pain reliever/ fever reducer
temporarily relieves minor aches and pain due to:
minor pain of arthritis
the common cold
temporarily reduces fever
Allergy alerts: Naproxen sodium may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
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 age 60 or older
have bad stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
take other drug 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.
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
you have asthma
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if
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
the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed
Stop use and ask doctor if
you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
have bloody or black stools
have a stomach pain that dose not get better
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 sluck in your throat
redness or swelling is present in the painful area
any new symptoms appear
ask health professional before use. It is especially important not to use naproxen sodium during the last 3 months of the 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 right away.
do not more than directed
the smallest effective dose should be used
drink a full glass of water with each dose
Adults and children 12 years and older:
take 1 tablet every 8 to12 hours while symptoms last
for first dose you may take 2 tablets with in the first hours
do not exceed 2 tablets in any 8 to 12 hour period
do not exceed 3 tablets in a 24 hours period
children under 12 years:
ask a doctor
Store at 20-25oC (68-77oF). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 400C (1040F)
each tablet contain: sodium 20 mg
Side effects occur. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C blue #2 lake, Hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, titanium dioxide.