Naproxen Sodium Non-Prescription Strength
- Compare Kirkland Signature™ Naproxen Sodium to the active ingredient in Aleve®
- Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer.
- With 8 to 12 Hour Dosing.
- Fast, Long-Lasting Pain Relief.
Kirkland Signature Naproxen Sodium temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches and pains due to:
- Minor pain of arthritis
- Muscular aches
- Menstrual cramps
- The common cold
Do not take more than directed. The smallest effective dose should be used. Do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings). 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 take more than 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.
Active Ingredients (in each caplet):
Naproxen Sodium 220 mg (naproxen 200mg)(NSAID)* - Purpose: Pain reliever/Fever reducer.
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Carnauba Wax, FD&C Blue No 2 Aluminum Lake, Hypromellose, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polyethylene Glycol, Povidone, Talc, Titanium Dioxide.
Each caplet contains: Sodium 20 mg.
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 or blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause 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 contain an NSAID (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 you have:
- Bleeding problems.
- High blood pressure.
- Heart or kidney disease.
- Taken a diuretic.
- Reached age 60 or older.
- Problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers.
- Stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are :
- Taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription).
- Taking a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug.
- 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.
- Long term continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
- You feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding.
- 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.
- You develop heartburn.
- Stomach pain or upset gets worse or last.
- 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 the reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.