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ibuprofen by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on January 3, 2018

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: IBUPROFEN 200mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 69842-701

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Ibuprofen Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each capsule)

Solubilized Ibuprofen equal to 200 mg Ibuprofen (NSAID)*

(present as the free acid and potassium salt)

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purpose

Pain reliever/Fever reducer

Uses
temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
headache
toothache
backache
menstrual cramps
the common cold
muscular aches
minor pain of arthritis
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

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
stomach bleeding warning applies to you
you have problems or serious side effects 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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
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
adults and children 12 years and over: 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
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)

Inactive ingredients

ammonium hydroxide, caprylic and capric acid triglycerides, gelatin, isopropyl alcohol, lecithin, macrogol/PEG 400, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, potassium hydroxide, propylene glycol, purified water, SDA 35A alcohol, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Liquid Filled Softgels

Ibuprofen

LIQUID FILLED SOFTGELS**

SEE NEW WARNINGS INFORMATION

SOLUBILIZED IBUPROFEN CAPSULES, 200 mg

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

Free from artificial dyes & preservatives

80 SOFTGELS**

**Liquid Filled Capsules

Package Contains One Bottle

Actual Size

IBUPROFEN 
ibuprofen capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-701
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
IBUPROFEN (IBUPROFEN) IBUPROFEN200 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
AMMONIA 
GELATIN 
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYVINYL ACETATE PHTHALATE 
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
ALCOHOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
TRICAPRIN 
Product Characteristics
ColorYELLOW (clear brown) Scoreno score
ShapeOVALSize20mm
FlavorImprint CodeL2C
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-701-271 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
180 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA20359912/22/2017
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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