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MOTRIN IB
Arthritis/rheumatic disorders
Dysmenorrhea
Nonnarcotic analgesics
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Drug Name:

MOTRIN IB OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ibuprofen 200mg; gelcaps; caplets; tabs.

Company:
McNeil Consumer Healthcare

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MOTRIN IB:

Minor arthritic pain.

Adult:

200–400mg every 4–6 hrs; max 1.2g/24hrs.

Children:

Use suspension form.

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Dehydration. Reevaluate if pain worsens or lasts >10 days or fever persists or worsens >3 days. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed, rash, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, feel faint, slurred speech), allergic reactions; discontinue if occur.

How Supplied:

Gelcaps—24, 50, 100; Caplets—24, 50, 60, 100, 200; Tabs—24, 50, 100

Indications for MOTRIN IB:

Dysmenorrhea.

Adult:

200–400mg every 4–6 hrs; max 1.2g/24hrs.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Dehydration. Reevaluate if pain worsens or lasts >10 days or fever persists or worsens >3 days. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed, rash, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, feel faint, slurred speech), allergic reactions; discontinue if occur.

How Supplied:

Gelcaps—24, 50, 100; Caplets—24, 50, 60, 100, 200; Tabs—24, 50, 100

Indications for MOTRIN IB:

Minor aches and pain. Fever.

Adult:

200–400mg every 4–6 hrs; max 1.2g/24hrs.

Children:

Use other forms.

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Dehydration. Reevaluate if pain worsens or lasts >10 days or fever persists or worsens >3 days. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed, rash, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, feel faint, slurred speech), allergic reactions; discontinue if occur.

How Supplied:

Gelcaps—24, 50, 100; Caplets—24, 50, 60, 100, 200; Tabs—24, 50, 100

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