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Naproxen / Pseudoephedrine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 31, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 220 mg-120 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Nasal Congestion

Naproxen 220 mg/ pseudoephedrine 120 mg per tablet: 1 tablet orally every 12 hours:
Maximum dose: 2 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Analgesic/Antipyretic

Naproxen 220 mg/ pseudoephedrine 120 mg per tablet: 1 tablet orally every 12 hours:
Maximum dose: 2 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nasal Congestion

Naproxen 220 mg/ pseudoephedrine 120 mg per tablet:
12 years and older: 1 tablet orally every 12 hours:
Maximum dose: 2 tablets per 24 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Analgesic/Antipyretic

Naproxen 220 mg/ pseudoephedrine 120 mg per tablet:
12 years and older: 1 tablet orally every 12 hours:
Maximum dose: 2 tablets per 24 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

Use with caution.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Use with caution in hepatic cirrhosis.

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Allergic reaction to other analgesics
-Use immediately prior to or after cardiac surgery
-Current use of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or use within 14 days of stopping a MAOI.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years; this drug is not recommended for use in these patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Swallow tablets whole; do not crush or chew.
-Take with a full glass of water.
-Take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.

Patient advice:
-Heart attack and stroke risk increase if taking more than directed, or for longer than directed.
-Keep out of reach of children.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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