MIDOL Extended Relief provides relief of menstrual cramps and pain
for up to 12 hours. It contains a long-lasting, maximum strength, aspirin-free ingredient.
Midol Extended Relief relieves all of the following menstrual symptoms for up to 12 hours: Cramps, Backache, Headache
Naproxen sodium 220 mg (naproxen 200 mg) (NSAID)*. Pain reliever/fever reducer
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- temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
- menstrual cramps
- muscle aches
- minor pain of arthritis
- the common cold
- temporarily reduces fever
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Allergy alert: Naproxen sodium may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
- facial swelling
- asthma (wheezing)
- skin reddening
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an 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 containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (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
- the 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 overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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- do not take more than directed
- the smallest effective dose should be used
- drink a full glass of water with each dose
under 12 years
- ask a doctor
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 exceed 2 caplets in any 8- to 12-hour period.
Do not exceed 3 caplets in a 24-hour period.
- each caplet contains: sodium 20 mg
- store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F).
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Questions or comments? 1-800-331-4536 (Mon – Fri 9AM – 5PM EST) or www.midol.com
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