Stop tough pain at the source with Motrin® IB (300 count). Each Motrin IB caplet contains 200 milligrams of ibuprofen and provides fast relief from minor aches and pains like headaches, toothaches, backaches, muscular aches, menstrual cramps, the minor pain of arthritis and the common cold. They also temporarily reduce fever.
The active ingredient in Motrin is ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Motrin does not contain acetaminophen, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol® products.
How Does Motrin IB 200 mg work?
This medicine contains 200 mg of ibuprofen, an over-the-counter NSAID that provides relief from pain by blocking the path of pain signals. Motrin doesn't just mask pain; it stops it at the source.
Is Motrin Safe to Use?
Motrin IB 200 mg is safe and effective to use when taken as directed. It is designed for adults and children 12 years of age and older. Ask a doctor before giving it to a child younger than 12.
The bottle contains 300 coated caplets. Take one ibuprofen for muscle pain or fever every 4 to 6 hours, as needed. If necessary, you can take two caplets. Do not take more than six caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor. If you experience an upset stomach, take Motrin with food or milk.
The pain reliever contains 200 mg of ibuprofen, which has been linked to an increased risk of stomach bleeding, heart attack and stroke. The risk for stomach bleeding increases if you have three or more alcoholic drinks per day while taking this medicine.
Ask your doctor before using ibuprofen for pain if you have stomach ulcers or have ever had an allergic reaction to pain relievers. People who are allergic to aspirin may experience a severe allergic reaction to this medicine. Stop taking Motrin and seek medical attention right away if you develop hives, facial swelling, wheezing, a rash or blisters.
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should check with their doctor before taking ibuprofen for pain or fever relief. They should not use ibuprofen during the last three months of pregnancy unless prescribed by a doctor. Doing so could cause problems in the unborn child or during delivery.