Drug Uses For Motrin
Motrin Tablets are used for relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Take this medicine for the relief of mild to moderate pain. Your doctor may prescribe Motrin for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea.
How Motrin Is Taken
Do not exceed 3200 mg total daily dose. If you experience gastrointestinal toxicity, take Motrin Tablets with meals or milk.
Warnings/Precautions For Motrin
You should not take Motrin if you have previously exhibited hypersensitivity to the drug, or have the syndrome of nasal polyps, angioedema and bronchospastic reactivity to aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Serious gastrointestinal toxicity such as bleeding, ulceration, and perforation, can occur at any time, with or without warning symptoms.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Possible Side Effects
The most frequent type of adverse reaction you may experience with Motrin Tablets is gastrointestinal. Blurred and/or diminished vision, scotomata, and/or changes in color vision have also been reported.
Storage Tips For Motrin
Store at controlled room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F).
In case of overdosage, the stomach should be emptied by vomiting. Seek emergency medical attention.
More Information For Motrin
While on Motrin therapy, you should report to your physician any signs or symptoms of gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding, blurred vision or other eye symptoms, skin rash, weight gain, or edema.