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Naproxen Sodium by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: NAPROXEN SODIUM 220mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-353

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each capsule)

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:
    • minor pain or arthritis
    • muscular aches
    • backache
    • menstrual cramps
    • headache
    • toothache
    • the common cold
  • 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 attach 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 problem or stroke:
    • chest pain
    • slurred speech
    • leg swelling
    • trouble breathing
    • 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 capsule 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. (1800-222-1222)

Directions
  • do not take more than directed
  • the smallest effective dose should be used
  • drink a full glass of water with each dose
  • if taken with food, this product may take longer to work
  • adults and children 12 years and older:
    • take 1 capsule every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last
    • for the first dose you may take 2 capsules within the first hour
    • do not exceed 2 capsules in any 8- to 12-hour period
    • do not exceed 3 capsules in a 24-hour period
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information
  • each capsule contains: sodium 20 mg
  • swallow whole; do not crush, chew or dissolve
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
  • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.

Inactive ingredients

FD&C blue #1, gelatin, glycerin, lactic acid, mannitol, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol 600, povidone K30, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

Questions or comments?

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

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Compare to the active ingredient in Aleve® Liquid Gels*†

Liquid-filled Capsules

Naproxen sodium

capsules, 220 mg (NSAID)

pain reliever/fever reducer

strength to last 12 hours

LIQUID-FILLED CAPSULES

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

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

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

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Product Label

CVS HEALTH Naproxen Sodium Capsules

NAPROXEN SODIUM 
naproxen sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-353
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. 1 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
LACTIC ACID 
MANNITOL 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 600 
POVIDONE K30 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUEScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize21mm
FlavorImprint CodeNPX
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-353-201 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
120 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-353-401 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
240 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3NDC:59779-353-801 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
380 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
4NDC:59779-353-161 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
4160 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
5NDC:59779-353-301 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
530 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
6NDC:59779-353-501 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
650 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
7NDC:59779-353-011 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
7100 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02192011/30/2014
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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Medically reviewed on May 16, 2017

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