CVS Ibuprofen Caplets
Pain reliever/fever reducer (NSAID). Ibuprofen tablets, 200 mg. CVS pharmacist recommended. Compare to the active ingredient in Advil (CVS/pharmacy Ibuprofen Caplets [capsule shaped tablets] are not manufactured or distributed by Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Advil). CVS quality.
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Active Ingredient (in Each Caplet): Ibuprofen (200 mg) (NSAID) (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug). Inactive Ingredients: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Corn Starch, Croscarmellose Sodium, Hypromellose, Iron Oxides, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polyethylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide.
Keep carton for reference. Do not take more than directed. The smallest effective dose should be used. Do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see warnings). 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. Read all warnings and directions before use. Store at 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C). Avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 104 degrees F (40 degrees C).
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. 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 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, or kidney disease; you have asthma; you are taking a diuretic. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: taking aspirin to prevent 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; 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; 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). Do not use if printed seal under cap is broken or missing.