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- to 12-hour period
do not exceed 3 caplets in a 24-hour period
Children under 12 years: ask a doctor
Serving Size: 1 Caplet
Servings per Container: 100
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Naproxen Sodium (naproxen 200 mg)
NSAID* (pain reliever / fever reducer) * nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: FD&C blue #2 lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, talc and titanium dioxide.
Allergy alert: 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 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
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 you are
under a doctor's care for any serious condition
taking any other drug
When using this product
take with food or milk it 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 of the following 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
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 definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by Vitacost.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.
Not responsible for typographical errors or misprints. Product availability, pricing, and promotions are subject to change without notice.