The active ingredient in MOTRIN® is ibuprofen, which is an NSAID, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The ibuprofen in MOTRIN® works to relieve minor aches and pains. It disrupts the production of prostaglandins, which are natural substances produced by the body in response to injury that contribute to pain and inflammation. MOTRIN® can temporarily reduce fever and relieve minor aches and pains.
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