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Topcare Ibuprofen

Pronunciation

Generic Name: ibuprofen
Dosage Form: tablet, film coated

Topco Ibuprofen Tablets 200 mg Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

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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 chances are 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
  • 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, or kidney disease
  • you have asthma
  • you are taking a diuretic

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking aspirin to prevent 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings)

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

Other information

  • read all warnings and directions before use
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C yellow no. 6, iron oxides, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

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Caplets

Ibuprofen Tablets 200 mg

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

This Package For Households Without Young Children

Actual Size

Compare to Motrin® IB active ingredient

†Capsule-Shaped Tablets

Ibuprofen Tablets 200 mg Label

Topcare Ibuprofen 
ibuprofen tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:36800-183
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
IBUPROFEN (IBUPROFEN) IBUPROFEN 200 mg
Product Characteristics
Color ORANGE Score no score
Shape CAPSULE Size 15mm
Flavor Imprint Code I2
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:36800-183-83 225 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA077349 04/22/1993
Labeler - Topco Associates LLC (006935977)
Revised: 04/2010
 
Topco Associates LLC



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