Medique® Mediproxen

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Product Information

Long-lasting relief from pain associated with headaches, muscular aches and minor arthritis. Effectively reduces fevers from colds and flu.

  • Easy-to-swallow, coated tablets
  • Unit dose, tamper-evident dual layer foil packets
 

Each tablet contains:
Naproxen Sodium 220mg (naproxen 200mg)

 

Available in the following package sizes:
*100 (100 x 1's) - Item 23733
50 (50 x 1's) - Item 23750
*MediBucks Point Value = 25

 

 

Drug Facts Information

Ingredients

Active ingredient (in each tablet): Naproxen Sodium 220mg (naproxen 200mg) (NSAID*)
Purpose: Pain reliever/fever reducer
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Inactive ingredients
croscarmellose sodium, FD&C blue #2, macrogol, magnesium stearate, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide

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
■ skin reddening
■ facial swelling
■ rash
■ asthma (wheezing)
■ blisters
■ shock
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 alcohol 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
■ 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 accidental 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 tablet every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last. For the first dose you may take 2 tablets within the first hour. Do not exceed 2 tablets in any 8 to 12 hour period or 3 tablets in a 24 hour period.

Children under 12 years: Do not give to children under 12 years of age.

Other Information

each tablet contains: 20mg of Sodium
store at room temperature 68-77ºF (20-25ºC)
avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 104ºF (40ºC)
tamper-evident sealed packets
do not use any open or torn packets

 

Questions? Please contact us at 1-800-634-7680

Medique Products takes great care to ensure that the product you take is completely safe. This website contains current product information as of 9/1/17 and may differ from the information on the product packaging you may have.

 

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