Aleve tablets, caplets and gelcaps

Active Ingredient:                                Purpose:

(in each tablet/caplet/gelcap)

Naproxen sodium 220 mg                       Pain reliever/fever reducer

  (naproxen 200 mg)

Uses:   Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headache
  • muscular aches
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • toothache
  • backache
  • common cold
  • menstrual cramps

temporarily reduces fever

Warnings: Allergy alert:   Naproxen sodium may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

Alcohol warning:   If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take naproxen sodium or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Naproxen sodium may cause stomach bleeding.

Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer

Ask a doctor before use if you have ever had serious side effects from any pain reliever/fever reducer

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • under a doctor's care for any serious condition
  • taking other drug
  • taking any other product that contains naproxen sodium, or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • 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
  • you develop heartburn
  • stomach pain occurs or lasts, even if symptoms are mild
  • 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:

  • do not take more than directed
  • drink a full glass of water with each dose

Adults and children
12 years and older
· take 1 tablet (caplet, gelcap) every 8 to 12 hours
  while symptoms last
· for the first dose you may take 2 tablets (caplets,
  gelcaps) within the first hour
· the smallest effective dose should be used
· do not exceed 2 tablets (caplets, gelcaps) in any 8- to
  12-hour period
· do not exceed 3 tablets (caplets, gelcaps) in a 24-hour
  period
Adults over 65 years
· do not take more than 1 tablet (caplet, gelcap) every
  12 hours unless directed by a doctor
Children under 12 years
· ask a doctor

Other Information:

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

Aleve tablets, caplets:

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

Aleve gelcaps:

Inactive Ingredients:   D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, edetate disodium, edible ink, FD&C blue #1, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, gelatin, glycerin, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments? call 1-800-395-0689 or www.aleve.com

* capsule-shaped tablet(s)
** gelatin coated capsule-shaped tablet(s)

How Supplied:

ALEVE Caplets in boxes of 24, 50, 100, 150, 200.

ALEVE Gelcaps in boxes of 20, 40, 80.

ALEVE Tablets in boxes of 24, 50, 100, 150. + 8 count vials

Distributed by

Bayer HealthCare LLC

PO Box 1910

Morristown, NJ 07962-1910 USA

B-R LLC

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