ALEVE® is an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever that is clinically proven to last up to
12 hours with just 1 pill.
What the medication is used for:
Trust ALEVE® for providing fast and effective relief of pain such
as arthritis pain and pain of inflammation. ALEVE® relieves
arthritic conditions such as stiffness, pain experienced day or night
due to arthritis or stiffness of rheumatic conditions. ALEVE® also
relieves joint and body pain, muscular ache, muscle sprains and
strains, backache, minor aches, headaches, migraine pain,
menstrual cramps, pain of minor surgery, toothaches, pain of
dental extractions, pain associated with the common cold and
reduces fever. Clinical studies show long lasting relief for up to 12
What it does:
ALEVE® is a pain reliever and fever reducer. ALEVE® works
both at the site of pain and in your central nervous system.
ALEVE® starts to work fast and treats pain where it starts.
Adults (12-65 years): 1 caplet/tablet every 8 – 12 hours. Adults
over 65 years 1 caplet/tablet every 12 hours. Do not take more
than 2 caplets/tablets in a 24 hour period. Drink a full glass of
water with each dose. Do not use in children under 12 years.
Consult a doctor if fever lasts more than 3 days or pain lasts
longer than 5 days or if your symptoms change.
In case of drug overdose, contact a healthcare practitioner (or
doctor), hospital emergency department or regional poison control
centre, even if there are no symptom
What the medicinal ingredient is:
Naproxen sodium 220 mg
What the important non-medicinal ingredients are:
FD&C Blue No. 2, hypromellose, magnesium stearate,