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Up and Up Naproxen Sodium

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Dosage Form: tablet

Target Corp. Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 220 mg Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Naproxen sodium 220 mg

(naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)*

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*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purpose

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

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 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
  • you develop heartburn
  • 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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

  • do not take more than directed
  • the smallest effective dose should be used
  • do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings)
  • 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
  • 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 no. 2 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions?

Call 1-800-910-6874

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Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 220 mg

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

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8 to 12 hour dosing

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Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 220 mg Carton

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Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:11673-490
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
NAPROXEN SODIUM (NAPROXEN) NAPROXEN SODIUM 220 mg
Product Characteristics
Color BLUE (Light Blue) Score no score
Shape ROUND Size 10mm
Flavor Imprint Code L490
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:11673-490-78 1 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
1 100 TABLET (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA074661 07/14/2009
Labeler - Target Corporation (006961700)
Revised: 05/2009
 
Target Corporation



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