What Kinds of Naproxen Can I Buy?

Strengths of Naproxen

Naproxen is available in several strengths, depending on the brand and whether it is over-the-counter or prescription-strength.
 
Over-the-counter products are available as:
 
  • Naproxen sodium 220 mg oral tablets, gelcaps, or caplets
  • Pamprin® Maximum Strength All Day Relief 220 mg oral caplets.
     
Prescription-strength naproxen is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Naproxen 250 mg tablets
  • Naproxen 375 mg tablets (immediate, delayed, and extended-release)
  • Naproxen 500 mg tablets (immediate, delayed, and extended-release)
  • Naproxen 125 mg/5 mL oral suspension -- one teaspoon (5 mL) contains 125 mg of naproxen
  • Naproxen Sodium 275 mg tablets
  • Naproxen Sodium 550 mg tablets.
     
Naproxen can also be found in some other over-the-counter combination cold and allergy medications. Be sure to always read the package label or speak with your healthcare provider before taking a medication.
 
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