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Motrin PM

Use only as directed.

MOTRIN® PM Caplets

An effective pain reliever with a sleep aid for adults and children 12 years and older.

MOTRIN® PM combines powerful medicine to relieve minor aches and pains with an effective sleep aid.

Product Details

Available as caplets. For adults and children 12 years and older.

Uses

  • For relief of occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains
  • Helps you fall asleep and stay asleep

Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Ibuprofen (NSAID)* / Diphenhydramine citrate
Purpose:
Nighttime sleep-aid / Pain reliever

MOTRIN® PM

Active Ingredients (in each caplet)

Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)*

Diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg

Inactive Ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, glyceryl behenate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide

*non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Other Information

  • 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)

Directions

Directions

  • do not take more than directed
Age Dosage
Adults and children 12 years and over

take 2 caplets at bedtime

do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours

Warnings

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

Do not use

  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • unless you have time for a full night's sleep
  • in children under 12 years of age
  • right before or after heart surgery
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
  • if you have sleeplessness without pain

Ask a doctor before use if

  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a problem or serious side effect from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • you have a history of stomach problems such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease or asthma
  • you are taking a diuretic
  • you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • you have glaucoma
  • you have trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers, or any other sleep-aid
  • under a doctor's care for any continuing medical illness
  • taking any other antihistamines
  • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
  • taking any other drug

When using this product

  • drowsiness will occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery
  • 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
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of a serious underlying medical illness.
  • 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)

This website contains current product information and may differ from the information on the product packaging you may have. If you have any questions, please contact the Consumer Care Center at 1-800-962-5357.

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