MOTRIN IB- ibuprofen tablet, film coated

Motrin IB by

Drug Labeling and Warnings

Motrin IB by is a Otc medication manufactured, distributed, or labeled by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division. Drug facts, warnings, and ingredients follow.

Drug Details [pdf]

  • Purposes

    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

    Heart attack and stroke warning

    NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.

    Do not use

    • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to ibuprofen or 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, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke
    • you are taking a diuretic

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • taking aspirin for 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

    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
    • you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke:
      • chest pain
      • trouble breathing
      • weakness in one part or side of body
      • slurred speech
      • leg swelling
    • 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 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 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, iron oxides, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions?

    Call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect) or visit


    Distributed by:
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
    Fort Washington, PA 19034 USA


    NDC: 50580-230-03


    Ibuprofen Tablets USP, 200 mg
    Pain Reliever / Fever Reducer (NSAID)

    Actual Size

    100 Coated Caplets**

    **Capsule-Shaped Tablets

    ibuprofen tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC: 50580-230
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Ibuprofen (UNII: WK2XYI10QM) (Ibuprofen - UNII:WK2XYI10QM) Ibuprofen200 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    silicon dioxide (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    starch, corn (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    croscarmellose sodium (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    FD&C red no. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    aluminum oxide (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
    FD&C yellow no. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    ferric oxide red (UNII: 1K09F3G675)  
    microcrystalline cellulose (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    polyethylene glycol, unspecified (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    polyvinyl alcohol, unspecified (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    stearic acid (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    talc (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    titanium dioxide (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScoreno score
    FlavorImprint Code MOT
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC: 50580-230-011 in 1 CARTON07/01/2016
    150 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC: 50580-230-021 in 1 CARTON07/01/2016
    260 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3NDC: 50580-230-031 in 1 CARTON07/01/2016
    3100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4NDC: 50580-230-041 in 1 CARTON07/01/201605/31/2019
    4225 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    5NDC: 50580-230-051 in 1 CARTON07/01/2016
    5300 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    6NDC: 50580-230-061 in 1 CARTON07/01/2016
    6500 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    7NDC: 50580-230-071 in 1 CARTON07/17/2017
    724 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    8NDC: 50580-230-082 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product06/30/2017
    9NDC: 50580-230-0950 in 1 CARTON04/24/2017
    92 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

  • Trademark Results [Motrin IB]

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    Registration | Serial
    Application Date
    75433948 2371520 Dead/Cancelled
    75433872 2390239 Dead/Cancelled
    75433860 2371519 Dead/Cancelled

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