Don't let pain get in your way.
Motrin® IB contains ibuprofen, an ingredient doctors recommend for pain relief. Nothing works faster or stronger on muscle pain—not even Advil®* or Aleve®*.
*Registered trademarks of their respective owners and not McNEIL-PPC., Inc.
**Ibuprofen, 200 mg (NSAID - Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)... Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer.
Active Ingredients: Each caplet contains: Ibuprofen (**See Product Details)
Inactive Ingredients: Carnauba Wax, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Corn Starch, FD&C Yellow 6, Hypromellose, Iron Oxide, Magnesium Stearate, Polydextrose, Polyethylene Glycol, Pregelantinized Starch, Propylene Glycol, Shellac, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide
Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin.
Symptoms may include:
- Facial swelling
- Asthma (wheezing)
- Skin reddening
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you:
- Are age 60 or older
- Have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
- Take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
- Take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
- Have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
- take more or for a longer time than directed
Do not use
- If you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
- Right before or after heart surgery
- Ask a doctor before use if
- You have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
- The stomach bleeding warning applies to you
- You have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
- You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
- You have asthma
- You are taking a diuretic
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
- Taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
- Under a doctor's care for any serious condition
- Taking any other drug
When using this product
- Take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
- The risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- You experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
- Feel faint
- Vomit blood
- Have bloody or black stools
- Have stomach pain that does not get better
- Pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
- Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
- Redness or swelling is present in the painful area
- Any new symptoms appear
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)
Do not use if neck wrap or foil inner seal imprinted "Safety Seal®" is broken or missing.
- Do not take more than directed
- The smallest effective dose should be used
Adults and children 12 years and older:
- Take 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist
- If pain or fever does not respond to 1 caplet, 2 caplets may be used
- Do not exceed 6 caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
Children under 12 years: Ask a doctor
- Store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
Read all product information before using. Keep this box for important information.