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Naproxen Sodium by Family Dollar (FAMILY WELLNESS)

Medically reviewed on January 30, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: NAPROXEN SODIUM 220mg
Labeler: Family Dollar (FAMILY WELLNESS)
NDC Code: 55319-256

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Naproxen sodium 220 mg

(naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purposes

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses
  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
    • headache
    • muscular aches
    • minor pain of arthritis
    • toothache
    • backache
    • the common cold
    • menstrual cramps
  • 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
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase 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 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, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke 
  • you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • you are taking a diuretic

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

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint
    • have bloody or black stools
    • vomit blood
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke:
    • chest pain
    • slurred speech
    • trouble breathing
    • leg swelling
    • weakness in one part or side of body
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
  • any new symptoms appear
  • you have difficulty swallowing
  • it feels like the pill is stuck in your throat

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
  • 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° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).

Inactive ingredients

FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, hypromellose 2910, maize starch, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone k-30, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT OF ALEVE®†

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All Day Pain Relief

Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 220 mg

Pain Reliever / Fever Reducer (NSAID)

TABLETS

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by Bayer Healthcare, LLC., distributor of Aleve®.

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

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DISTRIBUTED BY: MIDWOOD BRANDS, LLC

10611 MONROE RD., MATTHEWS, NC 28105

Product Label

FAMILY WELLNESS All Day Pain Relief Tablets

NAPROXEN SODIUM 
naproxen sodium tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55319-256
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 
ALUMINUM OXIDE 
HYPROMELLOSES 
STARCH, CORN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POVIDONE K30 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize10mm
FlavorImprint Code220
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55319-256-011 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
1100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:55319-256-501 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
250 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA09135304/30/2014
Labeler - Family Dollar (FAMILY WELLNESS) (024472631)

 
Family Dollar (FAMILY WELLNESS)

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