ALEVE CAPLETS - EASY OPEN ARTHRITIS CAP- naproxen sodium tablet 
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Aleve ®

Caplets - Easy Open Arthritis Cap

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

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


1
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses

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

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 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 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.

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

Directions

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- to 12-hour period
  • do not exceed 3 caplets in a 24-hour period
Children under 12 years
  • ask a doctor

Other information

Inactive ingredients

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

Questions or comments?

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 50 Caplet Bottle Carton

SOFT GRIP® ARTHRITIS CAP

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ALEVE
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naproxen sodium tablets, 220 mg (NSAID)

Pain reliever/fever reducer

THIS PACKAGE IS CHILD RESISTANT

STRENGTH TO LAST 12 HOURS

50 CAPLETS

CAPSULE-SHAPED TABLETS

Aleve Carton

ALEVE  CAPLETS - EASY OPEN ARTHRITIS CAP
naproxen sodium tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0280-6050
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
ColorblueScoreno score
ShapeOVAL (capsule shaped tablets) Size12mm
FlavorImprint Code Aleve
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:0280-6050-501 in 1 CARTON11/11/2013
150 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
2NDC:0280-6050-01100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product11/11/2013
3NDC:0280-6050-271 in 1 CARTON11/11/2013
3270 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02020411/11/2013
Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

Revised: 9/2019
Document Id: 92ebf92a-de81-6309-e053-2995a90a95a4
Set id: 94f09ef7-0695-4499-83c1-95f1e42baf98
Version: 3
Effective Time: 20190919
 
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