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Ibuprofen by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on February 17, 2017

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: IBUPROFEN 200mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-108

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
    • 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 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
  • the 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: 
    • take1 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° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
  • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F). Protect from light.
  • do not chew or crush, or dissolve capsules before swallowing.

Inactive ingredients

FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, mannitol, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol 600, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

Questions or comments?

Call  1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM to 5PM EST

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Compare to the Active Ingredient in Motrin®†

Liquid-Filled Softgels**

IBUPROFEN

LIQUID FILLED SOFTGELS**

IBUPROFEN CAPSULES, 200MG 

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)*

SOFTGELS**

Package Contains One Bottle

**Liquid filled capsules

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Motrin®.

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

CVS.com

1-800-SHOP CVS

Product Label

CVS HEALTH Ibuprofen Softgels Orange

IBUPROFEN 
ibuprofen capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-108
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
IBUPROFEN (IBUPROFEN) IBUPROFEN200 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
MANNITOL 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 600 
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize19mm
FlavorImprint CodeIB200
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-108-12120 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-108-6060 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
3NDC:59779-108-8080 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
4NDC:59779-108-8280 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
5NDC:59779-108-8888 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07868207/31/2014
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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