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Naproxen Sodium by Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: NAPROXEN SODIUM 220mg
Labeler: Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NDC Code: 68788-6406

Perrigo Naproxen Sodium Tablets 220 mg Drug Facts

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 pains due to:
minor pain of arthritis
muscular aches
menstrual cramps
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:

facial swelling
asthma (wheezing)
skin reddening

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 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
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 the following signs 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 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. (1-800-222-1222)

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 21 mg
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
Repackaged By: Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Inactive ingredients

FD&C blue no. 2 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, talc, titanium dioxide

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Naproxen Sodium Tablets 220 mg

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Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

Strength to Last 12 Hours

Repackaged By: Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

naproxen sodium tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68788-6406(NDC:45802-490)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUE (Light Blue) Scoreno score
FlavorImprint CodeL490
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68788-6406-220 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:68788-6406-330 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:68788-6406-440 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:68788-6406-660 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
5NDC:68788-6406-990 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
6NDC:68788-6406-1100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
7NDC:68788-6406-8120 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
Labeler - Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc. (791119022)
Registrant - Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc. (791119022)
Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.791119022REPACK(68788-6406)

Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Dec 12, 2017

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