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.
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.