Label: MOTRIN IB- ibuprofen capsule, liquid filled

  • NDC Code(s): 50580-409-12, 50580-409-20, 50580-409-80
  • Packager: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: Abbreviated New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated March 30, 2020

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each capsule)

    Solubilized ibuprofen equal to 200 mg ibuprofen (NSAID)1
    (present as the free acid and potassium salt)


    1
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
      • headache
      • muscular aches
      • minor pain of arthritis
      • toothache
      • backache
      • the common cold
      • menstrual cramps
    • temporarily reduces fever
  • 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
    • skin reddening
    • rash
    • 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 a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
    • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (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

    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

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

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
    • under a doctor's care for any serious condition
    • 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
      • weakness in one part or side of body
      • slurred speech
      • leg swelling
    • 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 right away. (1-800-222-1222)

  • Directions

    • do not take more than directed
    • the smallest effective dose should be used
    adults and children 12 years and older
    • take 1 capsule every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist
    • if pain or fever does not respond to 1 capsule, 2 capsules may be used
    • do not exceed 6 capsules in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
    children under 12 years
    • ask a doctor
  • Other information

    • each capsule contains: potassium 20 mg
    • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F). Protect from light.
    • do not use if foil inner seal imprinted with "SAFETY SEAL®" is broken or missing
  • Inactive ingredients

    gelatin, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitan and sorbitol

  • Questions or comments?

    call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    NDC 50580-409-20

    Motrin® IB
    LIQUID GELS

    Ibuprofen Capsules, 200 mg
    Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

    20 Liquid Filled Capsules

    Actual Size

    Principal Display Panel
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    MOTRIN IB 
    ibuprofen capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-409
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Ibuprofen (UNII: WK2XYI10QM) (Ibuprofen - UNII:WK2XYI10QM) Ibuprofen200 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    gelatin, unspecified (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    polyethylene glycol, unspecified (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    potassium hydroxide (UNII: WZH3C48M4T)  
    water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    sorbitan (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)  
    sorbitol (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorBROWN (Clear) Scoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize20mm
    FlavorImprint Code Motrin;IB
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:50580-409-201 in 1 CARTON01/26/2015
    120 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:50580-409-801 in 1 CARTON01/26/2015
    280 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3NDC:50580-409-121 in 1 CARTON01/26/2015
    3120 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    ANDAANDA07868201/26/2015
    Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)