Pill Identification, Orange Capsule Shaped Pill, Marked N500, Canadian Made.


Another pill that I'm trying to ID is a bright orange capsule/caplet shaped pill. The only markings on it are N500 on one side and nothing on the other.

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

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Hello again,

The closest match I've been able to find in regards to this pill is Naproxen (500 mg); which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID) used to treat fever and pain, including pain caused by arthritis, gout, menstrual cramps, tendinitis, headache, backache, and toothache.

Manufacturer: Teva Canada (Novopharm)

It is a greyish colored capsule shape pill with the imprint N|500.

You can learn more about this drug on the page for Naproxen Details

I hope this helps!

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Thank you so much for trying Jenna! I think I'm going to take these to a pharmacist and ask what they are. These pills are orange, not gray so I don't know if they're the same... Thanks tho!

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An orange tablet with N500 on one side and nothing on other side is likely 500mg TEVA-CEPHALEXIN (Cephalexin Monohydrate); an antibiotic.

DIN (Drug Identification Number): 00583421

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Yes that sounds about right. I got them recently and was wondering if it was the real medication since it is little bit scented.

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Re: Allen (# 3) Expand Referenced Message

I believe your the lucky winer at identifying my orabge pills if it it is cefelexin ill be very happy cause i have a huge absess on my leg thankyou

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