Motrin (Ibuprofen)

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What is Motrin (Ibuprofen) used for?

Mortin temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches and pains. It may also be used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis to relieve pain. If taken as directed, these ibuprofen tablets can reduce fever and relieve mild to moderate pain aches and pains associated with a common cold, headaches, muscular aches, minor pain related to arthritis, toothaches, backaches, and menstrual cramps. Ibuprofen, a powerful pain reliever, is found in each tablet. Ibuprofen provides fast, effective pain relief by working where it starts. While symptoms persist, take one caplet every 4 to 6 hours. If pain or fever does not respond to one caplet, take two caplets.

Motrin (Ibuprofen) Information

How does Motrin Work?

It blocks the enzymes that cause inflammation, stiffness and redness.

How To Use Motrin?

Take one caplet every four to six hours for adults and children 12 years and older with symptoms persisting. If pain or fever do not respond to one caplet, take two caplets. Do not exceed 6 caplets in 24 hours.

Motrin IB tablets are recommended for people 12 years or older. Do not exceed the daily recommended dose as it may increase your risk of experiencing side effects.

What are the side effects of Motrin?

Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, and drowsiness. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if any of these effects persist or worsen.

It is important to remember that if you are prescribed this medication by your doctor, it is because your doctor has determined that the benefits of this medicine outweigh the risks of side effects.

What are Drug Interactions of Motrin?

Specialists refer to this as a drug interaction when one medication interferes with another.

Drugs that may interact with ibuprofen include:

  • lithium
  • warfarin
  • oral hypoglycemics
  • high dose methotrexate
  • medication for lowering blood pressure
  • angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
  • beta-blockers
  • diuretics

Those considering using ibuprofen with their existing medication should consult a pharmacist or doctor to find out if it is safe to use with it. The following is not a comprehensive list of medications that interact with ibuprofen.

How much are Motrin (Ibuprofen) tabs cost in Canada?

Starting price of Motrin 200mg cost in Canada
- 90 tabs - $13.00 USD ($0.14 per tabs)

Generic Equivalent Starting price of Ibuprofen 200mg cost in Canada
- 50 tabs - $33.11 USD ($0.66 per tabs)

Please scroll up and refer to the products area for 200mg, 300mg, 400mg, 500mg, 600mg, costs in Canada. Please check prices for your effect dose as the price may vary with strength.

Motrin Precautions and Warnings?

This product is safe to take up to the 20th week of pregnancy. After 20 weeks it may affect the development of the child's heart, lungs and kidneys.

Advise your healthcare professional if you have a history of hypertension or recent occurrence of high blood pressure. It can increase your risk of kidney damage, heart attack, stroke and heart failure.

These types of medicines, nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, pose a risk of bleeding in the stomach or intestine. This can happen suddenly during treatment and can be harmful. Talk to your Doctor if you notice symptoms of stomach bleeding.

Do you need a prescription for Motrin in Canada?

Depending on the strength, you may require a prescription to order Motrin in Canada. Licensed pharmacies are unable to dispense prescription-required drugs without one. Prescription required drugs are clearly indicated on the website.

Is there a generic Motrin?

The generic product is Ibuprofen.

Motrin costs in Canada

Motrin 200mg costs in Canada
- 90 tabs - $13.00 ($0.14/tab)

Motrin 300mg costs in Canada
- 60 tabs - $10.49 ($0.17/tab)

Motrin 400mg costs in Canada
- 45 tabs - $21.02 ($0.47/tab)
- 90 tabs - $37.72 ($0.42/tab)

Ibuprofen costs in Canada

Ibuprofen 200mg costs in Canada
- 50 tabs - $33.11 ($0.66/tab)

Ibuprofen 600mg costs in Canada
- 100 tabs - $26.56 ($0.27/tab)

Motrin (Ibuprofen) FAQs

Can you give Motrin and Hylands together?

There are currently no known interactions.

Is Motrin gluten free?

It does not contain any gluten.

Does Motrin help with runny nose for toddlers?

It does not contain any gluten.

Does Motrin help with runny nose for toddlers?

The manufacturer advises against using this for children under 6 years of age. You should seek medical advice before using OTC drugs on children.

Is Motrin migraine the same as motrin?

While they have identical medical ingredients the migraine dose comes in a liquid capsule that works quickly to reduce migraine symptoms.

How long does motrin stay in your system?

The body completely removes Motrin within 24 hours.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is intended as supplementary information to that provided by your doctor. The guidance provided by your doctor supersedes any information provided on the website. Do not avoid or disregard any counseling from your licensed medical professional based on this information. If you have any medical questions that are not answered here, we do offer counseling from a pharmacist.