Ibuprofen (By mouth)
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Ibuprofen (By mouth)

Ibuprofen (eye-bue-PROE-fen)

Treats pain and fever. This medicine is an NSAID.

Brand Name(s):

Advil, Advil Children's, Advil Liqui-Gels, Advil Migraine, All-Purpose First Aid Kit, Children's Ibuprofen, Children's Motrin, Comfort Pac, Concentrated Motrin Infants' Drops, Genpril, Good Neighbor Cap-Profen, Good Neighbor Ibuprofen Infants', Good Neighbor Pharmacy Children's Ibuprofen, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ibuprofen, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ibuprofen Junior Strength

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use if you had an allergic reaction (including asthma) to ibuprofen, aspirin, or another NSAID, or right before or after heart surgery.

How to Use This Medicine:

Capsule, Liquid Filled Capsule, Suspension, Tablet, Chewable Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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