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NAPROXEN SODIUM by SPIRIT PHARMACEUTICALS,LLC

Medically reviewed on December 21, 2017

Dosage form: tablet, film coated, extended release
Ingredients: NAPROXEN SODIUM 220mg
Labeler: SPIRIT PHARMACEUTICALS,LLC
NDC Code: 68210-0040

NAPROXEN SODIUM TABLETS, USP 220 mg

Drug Facts

Naproxen sodium 220 mg

(naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Pain reliever/

fever reducer

Uses
  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pain due to :
  • backache
  • headache
  • menstrul cramps
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • muscular aches
  • the common cold
  • toothache
  • temporarily reduces fever

Warnings

Allergy alert

Naproxen sodium may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

  • asthma (wheezing)
  • blisters
  • facial swelling
  • hives
  • rash
  • shock
  • skin reddening

If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Stomach bleeding warning

This product contains a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(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

Heart attack and stroke warning

NSAID's except aspirin increases the risk of heart attack, heart failure and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.

Do not use
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever / fever reducer
  • right before or after surgery

Ask a doctor before use if
  • the stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems,such as a heartburn
  • you have a high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis or kidney disease
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you have problems or serious side effects 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 conditions
  • 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 following sign 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 feel 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 profession 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 complication during the delivery.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a position control center right away (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

  • do not take more than directed
  •  the smallest effective dose should be used
  •  drink a full glass of water with each dose
 Adults and Children 12 years and older:
  • take one tablet every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last
  • for the first dose you may take within the first hour
  • do not exceed 2 tablets in any 8 to 12 hours period
  • do not exceed 3 tablets in 24 hour period
 Children under 12 years:
  •  Ask a doctor

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

Inactive ingredients

Colloidal silicon dioxide*, croscarmellose sodium*, FD&C Blue#2 lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate*, maize starch*, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, sodium starch glycolate*, stearic acid*, titanium dioxide.

*contains one or more of these ingredients

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 220 mg Bottle Carton

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ALL DAY
PAIN RELIEF

NAPROXEN SODIUM TABLETS, USP 220 mg

PAIN RELIEVER/FEVER REDUCER (NSAID)

STRENGTH TO LAST 12 HOURS
15 TABLETS (OVAL-SHAPED)

NAPROXEN SODIUM 
naproxen sodium tablet, film coated, extended release
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68210-0040
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
NAPROXEN SODIUM (NAPROXEN) NAPROXEN SODIUM220 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C BLUE NO. 2 
HYPROMELLOSES 
STARCH, CORN 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
POVIDONE K30 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO 
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorblueScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize18mm
FlavorImprint Code220
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68210-0040-01 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
115 TABLET, FILM COATED, EXTENDED RELEASE in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA09135312/22/2017
Labeler - SPIRIT PHARMACEUTICALS,LLC (179621011)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Granules India Ltd918609236manufacture(68210-0040)

 
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