Label: NAPROXEN SODIUM capsule, liquid filled

  • NDC Code(s): 59779-353-01, 59779-353-16, 59779-353-20, 59779-353-30, view more
    59779-353-40, 59779-353-50, 59779-353-80
  • Packager: CVS Pharmacy
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated October 25, 2019

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  • Active ingredient (in each capsule)

    Naproxen sodium 220 mg

    (naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)*

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

  • Purposes

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
      • minor pain or 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
    • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
    • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
    • take more or for a longer time than directed

    Heart attach 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 have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
    • you are taking a diuretic

    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 if stomach upset occurs

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
      • feel faint
      • have bloody or black stools
      • vomit blood
      • have stomach pain that does not get better
    • you have symptoms of heart problem or stroke:
      • chest pain
      • slurred speech
      • leg swelling
      • trouble breathing
      • weakness in one part or side of body
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
    • any new symptoms appear
    • you have difficulty swallowing
    • it feels like the capsule is stuck in your throat

    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. (1800-222-1222)

  • 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 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- 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
    • swallow whole; do not crush, chew or dissolve
    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
    • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.
  • Inactive ingredients

    FD&C blue #1, gelatin, glycerin, lactic acid, mannitol, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol 600, povidone K30, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredient in Aleve® Liquid Gels*†

    Liquid-filled Capsules

    Naproxen sodium

    capsules, 220 mg (NSAID)

    pain reliever/fever reducer

    strength to last 12 hours

    LIQUID-FILLED CAPSULES

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Bayer HealthCare, LLC, distributor Aleve®.

    Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

    One CVS drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

    cvs.com

    1-800-SHOP CVS

  • Product Label

    Naproxen sodium 220 mg (naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)* *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

    CVS HEALTH Naproxen Sodium Capsules

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    NAPROXEN SODIUM 
    naproxen sodium capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-353
    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 600 (UNII: NL4J9F21N9)  
    POVIDONE K30 (UNII: U725QWY32X)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SORBITAN (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorBLUEScoreno score
    ShapeCAPSULESize21mm
    FlavorImprint Code NPX
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:59779-353-201 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    120 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:59779-353-401 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    240 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3NDC:59779-353-801 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    380 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4NDC:59779-353-161 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    4160 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    5NDC:59779-353-301 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    530 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    6NDC:59779-353-501 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    650 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    7NDC:59779-353-011 in 1 BOX11/30/2014
    7100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    NDANDA02192011/30/2014
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)