For postpartum pain
Take 2 tablets as a single dose.
For acute migraines
Take 3 tablets at the onset of the attack. An additional 1-2 tablets may be taken after more than 30 minutes.
The maximum daily dose for Flanax is 1375 mg, and the maximum daily dose for Flanax Forte is 550 mg twice a day.
What is the dose for a child?
There is no established pediatric dose. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Flanax available?
Flanax is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- (OTC) Flanax 275 mg of naproxen
- (Rx) Flanax Forte tablet 550 mg of naproxen (Rx-strength)
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, consider activated charcoal, emesis (vomiting), osmotic cathartic, or gastric lavage within 1-4 hours of ingestion. In additionally, immediately call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
Symptoms of overdose may include the following:
- extreme tiredness
- stomach pain
- slow or difficult breathing
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.