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MOTRIN® IB and MOTRIN® PM Dosing Chart for Adults

Use this dosing chart to find out how many MOTRIN® IB or MOTRIN® PM caplets to take, and how often you can take them.

A few reminders:

  • When taking any medicine, always read and follow the label carefully.
  • Always keep the outer carton of MOTRIN® products.
  • These ibuprofen dosage directions are for adults and children 12 years and older.
  • Do not take more than directed.
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MOTRIN® IB DOSING CHART

MOTRIN® IB Caplets*
Age
Dosage
adults and children 12 years and older

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

*The smallest effective dose should be used.

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MOTRIN® PM DOSING CHART

MOTRIN® PM Caplets*
Age
Dosage
adults and children 12 years and over

take 2 caplets at bedtime

do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours

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Important notes:

  • If you have any questions, talk to your healthcare professional or contact our Consumer Care Center at 1-877-895-3665.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 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 1-877-895-3665.