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Preferred Plus Ibuprofen 200

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 16, 2021.

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: IBUPROFEN 200mg
Labeler: Kinray
NDC Code: 61715-053

DRUG FACTS

Active ingredient

Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)1

1nonsteroidal 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.

Directions

  • do not take more than directed
  • the smallest effective dose should be used
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist
  • if pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet, 2 tablets may be used
  • do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

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)

Inactive Ingredients  

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, hydroxypropyl celluose, hypromellose, microcrystalline

celluose, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

PREFERRED PLUS IBUPROFEN 200  
ibuprofen tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:61715-053
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
IBUPROFEN (IBUPROFEN) IBUPROFEN200 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE  
HYPROMELLOSES 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
STARCH, CORN  
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorbrownScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize10mm
FlavorImprint CodeIBU200
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:61715-053-088 TABLET (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:61715-053-011 TABLET (BLISTER PACK) in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34306/26/2013
Labeler - Kinray (012574513)
Registrant - Reese Pharmaceutical Co (004172052)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Reese Pharmaceutical Co004172052relabel(61715-053), repack(61715-053)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Pharbest557054835manufacture(61715-053)

 
Kinray

Further information

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