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Naproxen Sodium by Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

Medically reviewed on December 27, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: NAPROXEN SODIUM 220mg
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
NDC Code: 57896-951

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Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Naproxen sodium 220 mg
(Naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Pain reliever/ fever reducer


temporarily relieves minor aches and pain due to:

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

temporarily reduces fever


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 problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • you have asthma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if
  • 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 doctor if

  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have a stomach pain that dose 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
  • 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.



  • 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 1 tablet every 8 to12 hours while symptoms last
  • for first dose you may take 2 tablets with in 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



  • Store at 20-25 oC (68-77 oF). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40 0C (104 0F)

Other information
  • each tablet contains: sodium 20 mg
  • If side effects occur, you may report side effects to
    FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Inactive ingredients

Colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C blue #2 lake, Hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone,  titanium dioxide.


Questions or comments?

Call 1-800-540-3765

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naproxen sodium tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-951
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorblueScoreno score
FlavorImprint Code144
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-951-01100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:57896-951-0550 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
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Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp611196254repack(57896-951)

Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

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