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Naproxen / Pseudoephedrine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 13, 2021.

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.
-Patients should talk to their health care provider if they are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding; NSAIDs should not be used at 20 weeks or later in pregnancy unless specifically advised to do so by their health care professional.

Further information

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