Naproxen Sodium Caplets
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Single Bottle (24 Caplets)
Compare to the active ingredient in Aleve®. Temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches and pains due to: minor pain of arthritis, backache, headache, muscular aches, menstrual cramps, toothache, and the common cold.See details
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Compare to the active ingredient in Aleve®. Temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches and pains due to: minor pain of arthritis, backache, headache, muscular aches, menstrual cramps, toothache, and the common cold.
- 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 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 exceed 2 caplets in any 8-12 hour period
- Do not exceed 3 caplets in a 24-hour period
- Children under 12 years: ask a doctor
Allergy alert: Naproxen Sodium may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially 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 an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The change 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 prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other), have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product 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 right before or after heart surgery.
Ask a doctor before use if stomach bleeding warning applies to you, you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn or high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis or kidney disease, if you are taking a diuretic, you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers/fever reducers or if you have asthma
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 a doctor if you experience any signs of stomach bleeding (feel faint, vomit blood, have bloody or black stools), have stomach pain that does 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 stuck in your throat, if redness or swelling is present in the painful area or if any new symptoms appear
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
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. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.