Label: ALEVE EASY OPEN ARTHRITIS CAP- naproxen sodium tablet

  • NDC Code(s): 0280-6060-20, 0280-6060-25, 0280-6060-32
  • Packager: Bayer HealthCare LLC.
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Naproxen sodium 220 mg (naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID) 1


    1
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Purposes

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
      • minor pain of arthritis
      • muscular aches
      • backache
      • menstrual cramps
      • headache
      • toothache
      • the common cold
    • temporarily reduces fever
  • WARNINGS

    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
    • 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 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 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

    Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer 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, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke
    • you are taking a diuretic
    • you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • under a doctor's care for any serious condition
    • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because naproxen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
    • taking any other drug

    When using this product

    • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs

    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
    • you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke:
      • chest pain
      • trouble breathing
      • weakness in one part or side of body
      • slurred speech
      • leg swelling
    • 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.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    Directions

    • 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 tablet every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last
    • for the first dose you may take 2 tablets within the first hour
    • do not exceed 2 tablets in any 8- to 12-hour period
    • do not exceed 3 tablets in a 24-hour period
    Children under 12 years of age
    • ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • each tablet contains: sodium 20 mg
    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
  • Inactive ingredients

    FD&C blue #2 lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-395-0689 (Mon – Fri 9AM – 5PM EST)

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Dist. by:
    Bayer HealthCare LLC
    Whippany, NJ 07981

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 320 Tablet Bottle Label

    Soft Grip™

    Arthritis Caps

    ALL DAY STRONG®

    ALEVE ®


    naproxen sodium tablets, 220 mg (NSAID)

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

    THIS PACKAGE IS CHILD-RESISTANT

    STRENGTH

    TO LAST

    12 HOURS

    320 TABLETS

    81924546

    Bottle label 1-320 countBottle label 2 - 320 count

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    ALEVE  EASY OPEN ARTHRITIS CAP
    naproxen sodium tablet
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-6060
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    NAPROXEN SODIUM (UNII: 9TN87S3A3C) (NAPROXEN - UNII:57Y76R9ATQ) NAPROXEN SODIUM220 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2 (UNII: L06K8R7DQK)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Colorblue (light blue) Scoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize8mm
    FlavorImprint Code ALEVE
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0280-6060-20200 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product09/09/2014
    2NDC:0280-6060-25250 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product09/09/2014
    3NDC:0280-6060-32320 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product09/09/2014
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    NDANDA02020407/26/2002
    Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)