Solubilized ibuprofen equal to 200 mg ibuprofen (NSAID)*
(present as the free acid and potassium salt)
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning:
This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause 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 an NSAID [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
never had migraines diagnosed by a health professional
a headache that is different from your usual migraines
the worst headache of your life
fever and stiff neck
headaches beginning after or caused by head injury, exertion, coughing or bending
experienced your first headache after the age of 50
a migraine so severe as to require bed rest
problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain
high blood pressure
heart or kidney disease
taken a diuretic
reached age 60 or older
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription)
taking a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
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 feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding.
migraine headache pain is not relieved or gets worse after first dose
stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
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.
do not take more than directed
the smallest effective dose should be used
take 2 capsules with a glass of water
if symptoms persist of worsen, ask your doctor
do not take more than 2 capsules in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
under 18 years of age
ask a doctor
each capsule contains: potassium 20 mg
read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C green no. 3, FD&C red no. 40, gelatin, light mineral oil, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol
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Solubilized Ibuprofen Capsules, 200 mg
Pain Reliever (NSAID)
40 Liquid Filled Capsules
Liquid Filled Capsules
Do Not Use if seal under bottle cap imprinted with “SEALED for YOUR PROTECTION” is broken or missing.
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