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Ibuprofen

Most Commonly Used
Ibuprofen 800mg Tab
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: 8I 
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Ibuprofen 600mg Tab
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: 6I 
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Ibuprofen 400mg Tab
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: IP 464 
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Ibuprofen 100mg/5ml Susp
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Ibuprofen 800mg Tab
Amneal Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: IP 466 
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About Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen is available over the counter as the brand names Advil®, Midol®, and Motrin®, as well as store brand names. Higher-strengths of ibuprofen require a prescription.

Ibuprofen can be taken as a tablet, capsule, chewable tablet, liquid, drops, or liquid-filled capsule. How much and how often you need to take ibuprofen will vary. Follow the directions on the over-the-counter product label or your prescription label. Do not take more ibuprofen than what is recommended.

Ibuprofen does not prevent heart attack or stroke. The fact is that people who take ibuprofen may have higher risk for having a heart attack or stroke. Those who take NSAIDs long-term may have higher risk. Ask your doctor about your risk for having a heart attack or stroke. Tell your doctor if you or family members have had a heart attack or stroke, if you smoke, or if you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes. Do not take ibuprofen right before or after heart bypass surgery.