Brand name: Aleve TM
Active ingredients: naproxen
What it is used for
For the temporary relief of pain and/or inflammation associated with arthritic and rheumatic conditions, osteoarthritis, body pain, backache, neck and shoulder pain, muscular pain, sprains and strains, headache and tension headache, period pain, dental pain, sinus pain, cold and flu. Temporary relief of stiffness associated with arthritis. Reduces fever.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Light blue coated, oval, biconvex shaped tablet debossed with BAYER on one side
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient naproxen
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems