Label: IBUPROFEN- ibuprofen tablet, film coated

  • NDC Code(s): 59779-291-03, 59779-291-05, 59779-291-12, 59779-291-15, view more
    59779-291-29, 59779-291-98
  • Packager: CVS Pharmacy
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: Abbreviated New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

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  • Active ingredient (in each brown tablet)

    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:
      • headache
      • the common cold
      • toothache
      • muscular aches
      • backache
      • minor pain of arthritis
      • menstrual cramps
    • 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:

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

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

    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

    • you have asthma
    • 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, or kidney disease
    • 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
    • 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
      • have bloody or black stools
      • vomit blood
      • 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 (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 tablet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist
      • if pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet, 2 tablets may be used
      • do not exceed 6 tablets 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, corn starch, fumed silica gel, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, red iron oxide, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

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  • Questions or comments?

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

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  • Principal Display Panel

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    Compare to the active
    ingredient in Advil® Tablets

    Coated Tablets

    NDC 59779-291-15

    Ibuprofen
    IBUPROFEN TABLETS USP, 200 MG

    Pain reliever,
    Fever reducer (NSAID)

    50 Coated Tablets

    Actual Size

    This product is not manufactured or distributed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Advil® Tablets.
    50844    ORG011229115

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    IBUPROFEN 
    ibuprofen tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-291
    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
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 10mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 44;291
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:59779-291-98 2 in 1 PACKAGE 05/24/1988
    1 10 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:59779-291-15 1 in 1 CARTON 05/24/1988
    2 50 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3 NDC:59779-291-29 1 in 1 CARTON 05/24/1988
    3 150 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4 NDC:59779-291-12 1 in 1 CARTON 05/24/1988
    4 100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    5 NDC:59779-291-03 10 in 1 VIAL; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 05/24/1988
    6 NDC:59779-291-05 400 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 05/24/1988
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    ANDA ANDA075010 05/24/1988
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867894 MANUFACTURE(59779-291)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 038154464 PACK(59779-291)
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