Label: IBUPROFEN- ibuprofen tablet, film coated

  • NDC Code(s): 59779-393-15, 59779-393-20
  • Packager: CVS Pharmacy
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: Abbreviated New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated March 31, 2017

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  • Active ingredient (in each orange caplet)

    Ibuprofen USP,
    200 mg (NSAID)*
    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

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  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

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  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
      • backache
      • muscular aches
      • menstrual cramps
      • toothache
      • the common cold
      • headache
      • minor pain of arthritis
    • temporarily reduces fever
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  • Warnings

     Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

    • skin reddening
    • asthma (wheezing)
    • rash
    • facial swelling
    • shock
    • blisters
    • hives

    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:

    • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
    • are age 60 or older
    • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
    • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others]
    • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems 
    • take more or for a longer time than directed

    Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.

    Do not use

    • right before or after heart surgery 
    • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer

    Ask a doctor before use if

    • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
    • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
    • you are taking a diuretic
    • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke
    • you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers 

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • 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

    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
    • you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke
      • chest pain
      • trouble breathing
      • leg swelling
      • slurred speech
      • weakness in one part or side of body
    • 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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.

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  • Directions

    • do not take more than directed
    • the smallest effective dose should be used
    • adults and children 12 years and over: 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 
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  • Other information

    • store between 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF) 
    • avoid excessive heat 40ºC (104ºF)  
    • see end flap for expiration date and lot number
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  • Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

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  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-800-426-9391 8:30 AM-4:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday

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  • Principal Display Panel

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    Compare to the active ingredient in Motrin® IB Caplets

    Coated Caplets**

    NDC 59779-393-15

    Ibuprofen

    IBUPROFEN TABLETS USP, 200 mg
    Pain reliever, Fever reducer (NSAID)

    50 COATED CAPLETS**
    **Capsule-shaped tablets

    Actual Size

    Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
    One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
    © 2017 CVS/pharmacy
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    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Johnson & Johnson Corporation, owner of the registered trademark Motrin® IB Caplets.

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING
    CVS 44-393

    CVS 44-393

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    IBUPROFEN 
    ibuprofen tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-393
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    IBUPROFEN (UNII: WK2XYI10QM) (IBUPROFEN - UNII:WK2XYI10QM) IBUPROFEN 200 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    LACTOSE (UNII: J2B2A4N98G)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score no score
    Shape OVAL Size 14mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 44;393
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:59779-393-15 1 in 1 CARTON 03/01/1999
    1 50 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:59779-393-20 225 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 03/01/1999
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    ANDA ANDA075139 03/01/1999
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 038154464 PACK(59779-393)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867894 MANUFACTURE(59779-393)
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