Frequently Asked Questions

Aleve Dosage share

What are the daily and maximum doses for adults?

Take one tablet, caplet, gelcap or liquid gel every 8 to 12 hours while symptoms last. For the first dose, you may take 2 pills within the first hour.

Do not exceed more than 2 tablets, caplets, gelcaps or liquid gels in 12 hours, and do not exceed 3 tablets, caplets, gelcaps or liquid gels in 24 hours. The smallest effective dose should be used. Drink a full glass of water with each dose.

Do not take for more than 10 consecutive days for pain or 3 days for fever, unless directed by a doctor.

What's the dose for children under 12?

Do not give this product to children under age 12, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

For how many days can I take Aleve?

Do not take for more than 10 consecutive days for pain or 3 days for fever unless directed by a doctor.