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, uless directed by a doctor. Children under 12 years ask a doctor.
Active ingredient: Solubilized ibuprofen equal to 200mg ibuprofen (NSAID)Inactive ingredients: FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C yellow no. 6, gelatin, lecithin (soybean), medium-chain triglycerides, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan
Allergy Alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Some symptoms may include: hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock, skin reddening, rash, blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause sever 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 this product, take more or for a longer time than directed.
Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attach, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer 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: stomach bleeding warning applies to you; you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers; you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke; you are taking a diuretic.
When using this product, take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
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, you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke (chest pain, slurred speech, leg swelling, trouble breathing, weakness in one part or side of body) 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).