Wal-Mart Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 200 mg Drug Facts

Wal-Mart Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 200 mg Drug Facts

Drug Labeling and Warnings

Drug Details

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EQUATE NAPROXEN SODIUM- naproxen sodium tablet, film coated 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc

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Wal-Mart Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 200 mg 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. (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 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 21 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 no. 2 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, talc, titanium dioxide

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Naproxen Sodium Tablets, 220 mg

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

Strength to Last 12 Hours

PACKAGE NOT CHILD RESISTANT

220 mg

225 CAPLETS

Capsule Shaped Tablets

Actual Size

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EQUATE NAPROXEN SODIUM 
naproxen sodium tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC: 49035-140
Route of AdministrationORAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
NAPROXEN SODIUM (UNII: 9TN87S3A3C) (NAPROXEN - UNII:57Y76R9ATQ) NAPROXEN SODIUM200 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
POVIDONES (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUE (light blue) Scoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize12mm
FlavorImprint Code L368
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC: 49035-140-83225 in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07466108/09/2013
Labeler - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (051957769)

Revised: 6/2014
 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc


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