FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ALEVE® INGREDIENTS

What Are the Ingredients in ALEVE®?

Does ALEVE® contain aspirin?

ALEVE® contains the active ingredient naproxen sodium which is a pain reliever/fever reducer. ASPIRIN contains the active ingredient acetysalicylic acid which is also a pain reliever/fever reducer. ALEVE® products do not contain any acetylsalicylic acid. ALEVE® should not be taken with any other pain reliever/fever reducer unless your doctor has instructed you to do so.

Can naproxen sodium cause an allergic reaction?

Naproxen sodium, the active ingredient in ALEVE®, may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs. Symptoms may include hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock, skin reddening, rash or blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away. Do not take ALEVE® if you’ve ever had an allergic reaction to ALEVE® or any other pain reliever/fever reducer.

Does ALEVE® contain gluten?

We do not add any gluten to our products. However, we cannot guarantee that they are 100% gluten free, as our products are produced in a facility that manufactures or packages other items that may contain gluten.

Does ALEVE® contain ibuprofen?

ALEVE® contains the active ingredient naproxen sodium which is a pain reliever/fever reducer. It does not contain any ibuprofen, which is also a pain reliever/fever reducer. ALEVE® should not be taken with any other pain reliever/fever reducer unless your doctor has instructed you to do so.

Does ALEVE® contain acetaminophen?

ALEVE® contains the active ingredient naproxen sodium which is a pain reliever/fever reducer. It does not contain any acetaminophen, which is also a pain reliever/fever reducer. ALEVE® should not be taken with any other pain reliever/fever reducer unless your doctor has instructed you to do so.

Does ALEVE® contain sodium (salt)?

Each ALEVE® tablet, caplet, gelcap and liquid gel capsule contains 20 mg of sodium

Does ALEVE® contain caffeine?

No, ALEVE® does not contain caffeine.