Label: NAPROXEN SODIUM capsule, liquid filled

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated February 13, 2021

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each capsule)

    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:
      • backache
    • muscular aches
    • minor pain of arthritis
    • 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

    • 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 capsule is stuck in your throat
    • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
    • any new symptoms appear
  • PREGNANCY OR BREAST FEEDING

    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

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

  • Directions

    • do not take more than directed
    • the smallest effective dose should be used
    • drink a full glass of water with each dose
    • if taken with food, this product may take longer to work
    adults and children 12 years and older:
    • take 1 capsule every 8 hours to 12 hours while symptoms last
    • for the first dose you may take 2 capsules within the first hour
    • do not exceed 2 capsules in any 8-hour to 12-hour period
    • do not exceed 3 capsules in a 24-hour period
    children under 12 years:
    • ask a doctor
  • Other information

    • each capsule contains: sodium 20 mg
    • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
    • protect from light.
    • read all directions and warnings before use. Keep carton.
  • Inactive ingredients

    FD&C blue #1, gelatin, glycerin, lactic acid, mannitol, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS TORN OR MISSING

    Walgreens Pharmacist Recommended

    ††This product is not manufactured or distributed by Bayer HealthCare, LLC, owner of the registered trademark ALEVE ® Back & Muscle Pain.

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  • 40's carton

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    Compare to ALEVE ® Back & Muscle Pain active ingredient ††

    NDC 0363-0102-15

    BACK & MUSCLE PAIN

    All Day Pain Relief

    NAPROXEN SODIUM CAPSULES, 220 mg (NSAID) / PAIN RELIEVER / FEVER REDUCER

    BACK & MUSCLE PAIN

    12 HOUR LIQUID GELS

    • For temporary relief of minor back & muscle aches & pains

    40 LIQUID-FILLED CAPSULES**

    (**LIQUID GELS)

    40's Count

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    NAPROXEN SODIUM 
    naproxen sodium capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0102
    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. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    LACTIC ACID (UNII: 33X04XA5AT)  
    MANNITOL (UNII: 3OWL53L36A)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SORBITAN (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    Product Characteristics
    Colorblue (Blue with white text) Scoreno score
    ShapeCAPSULESize25mm
    FlavorImprint Code NP1
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0363-0102-151 in 1 CARTON03/19/2020
    140 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    NDANDA02192008/02/2019
    Labeler - WALGREEN COMPANY (008965063)
    Registrant - Bionpharma Inc. (079637826)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Patheon Softgels Inc.002193829manufacture(0363-0102)