Health Mart Ibuprofen 200 mg Capsules – Ibuprofen
Health Mart Ibuprofen 200 mg Capsules temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: headache, muscular aches, minor pain of arthritis, toothache, backache, the common cold, menstrual cramps. The 200 mg ibuprofen dose of pain-relieving medicine can be used to help reduce the number of pain stressors like backaches, toothaches and menstrual cramps. Plus, these liquid-filled gels are coated, so you don’t leave a chalky aftertaste in your mouth. These pain-reducing capsules also relieve minor pain due to arthritis.
- Temporarily reduces fever.
- 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.
- Read all warnings and directions before use.
- Store Ibuprofen Capsules 200 mg at 20-25 degrees C (68-77 degrees F).
- Avoid excessive heat above 40 degrees C (104 degrees F).
- Protect from light.
Each Capsule: Solubilized Ibuprofen Equal to 200 mg Ibuprofen (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug) (Present as the Free Acid and Potassium Salt).
FD&C Blue #1; Gelatin; Pharmaceutical Ink; Polyethylene Glycol; Potassium Hydroxide; Purified Water; Sorbitan; Sorbitol; Each Capsule Contains: Potassium 20 mg.
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: Ibuprofen Capsules 200 mg 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 Ibuprofen Capsules 200 mg; 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 The Doctor:
Before use if: 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, or kidney disease; or 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; stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts; 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 children or complications during delivery. Keep Ibuprofen Capsules 200 mg out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away: 1-800-222-1222.
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