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Aleve by Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc.

Medically reviewed on Sep 20, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: NAPROXEN SODIUM 220mg
Labeler: Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc.
NDC Code: 67751-144

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

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 of 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
• 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.

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 caplet every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last
  • for the first dose you may take 2 caplets within the first hour
  • do not exceed 2 caplets in any 8- to 12-hour period
  • do not exceed 3 caplets in a 24-hour period

Children under 12 years

  • ask a doctor

Other information

do not use if pouch in open
•  each caplet contains: sodium 20 mg
• store at 20-25°C (68-77°F) Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

Inacitve Ingredients

FD&C blue #2 lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystaline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-395-0689 (Mon – Fri 9AM – 5PM EST) or www.aleve.com

Package Labeling:

ALEVE 
naproxen sodium tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:67751-144(NDC:0280-6000)
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 
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
POVIDONE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorblueScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize12mm
FlavorImprint CodeAleve
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:67751-144-011 POUCH in 1 CARTON
11 TABLET in 1 POUCH
2NDC:67751-144-021 POUCH in 1 CARTON
22 TABLET in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02020409/17/2016
Labeler - Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc. (091917799)

 
Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc.

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