ALEVE CAPLETS- naproxen sodium tablet

Aleve by

Drug Labeling and Warnings

Aleve by is a Otc medication manufactured, distributed, or labeled by Bayer HealthCare LLC.. Drug facts, warnings, and ingredients follow.

Drug Details [pdf]

  • 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

    • 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).
  • Inactive ingredients

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

  • Questions or comments?

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  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 24 Caplet Bottle Carton



    naproxen sodium tablets, 220 mg (NSAID)

    Pain reliever/fever reducer


    24 CAPLETS


    Aleve Caplets Carton

    naproxen sodium tablet
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC: 0280-6000
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2 (UNII: L06K8R7DQK)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorblueScoreno score
    ShapeOVAL (capsule shaped tablets) Size12mm
    FlavorImprint Code Aleve
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC: 0280-6000-061 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    16 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC: 0280-6000-241 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    224 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3NDC: 0280-6000-501 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    350 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4NDC: 0280-6000-101 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    4100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    5NDC: 0280-6000-151 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    5150 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    6NDC: 0280-6000-021 in 1 CARTON03/26/2014
    6200 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    7NDC: 0280-6000-271 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    7270 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    8NDC: 0280-6000-321 in 1 CARTON02/26/2014
    8320 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    9NDC: 0280-6000-701 in 1 CARTON03/18/2016
    9150 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    10NDC: 0280-6000-751 in 1 CARTON03/18/2016
    10180 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    Labeler - Bayer HealthCare LLC. (112117283)

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