Naproxen (Aleve) Marketing InformationNaproxen is sold in pharmcies as "Aleve". It is also possible to purchase Aleve in online store. Usually it doesn't require doctor's receipt. Naproxen also can be sold as: Xenobid, Anaprox, Miranax, Naprogesic, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Proxen, Synflex.
Naproxen (Aleve) General InformationNaproxen is effective for:
minor pain of arthritis
temporarily reduces fever
Naproxen can provide relief from tough pain with just two pills.
Naproxen works by temporarily blocking the body's production of naturally occurring chemicals called prostaglandins which play a direct role in pain and inflammation.
Naproxen (Aleve) Recommendations
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Naproxen exactly as directed.
Take Naproxen by mouth. It may be taken with or without food.
Take one tablet, caplet, gelcap, or capsule every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last. For the first dose, you may take 2 tablets, caplets, gelcaps, or capsules within the first hour.
Do not exceed 2 tablets, caplets, gelcaps or capsules in any 8- to 12-hour period and do not exceed 3 tablets, caplets, gelcaps, or capsules in a 24-hour period. The smallest effective dose should be used. Drink a full glass of water with each dose.
Do not take Naproxen for more than 10 days for pain, or for more than 3 days for fever, unless directed by a doctor.
If you miss a dose of Naproxen and you are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Keep Naproxen at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
Naproxen (Aleve) Precautions
Before taking Naproxen, tell your doctor if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have severe liver, kidney, stomach or heart problems;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Naproxen (Aleve) Ingredients
Active ingredient: naproxen.