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MOTRIN® PM Caplets, 200mg Ibuprofen & 38mg Sleep Aid for Pain Relief at Night


Ease today's aches and pain and get the sleep you need for tomorrow with MOTRIN® PM caplets with ibuprofen for pain relief. MOTRIN® PM provides relief from occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains such as leg pain at night, night time menstrual pain, headaches, and other minor pains. Combining 200 milligrams of ibuprofen with 38 milligrams of diphenhydramine citrate, MOTRIN® PM for sleep provides pain relief with a nighttime sleep-aid to help you fall asleep.

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Product Details

  • For relief of occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains

  • Helps you fall asleep and stay asleep

Active Ingredients (in each caplet) (Purposes)
Diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg (Nighttime sleep-aid)
Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)* (Pain reliever)
*nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drug

Inactive ingredients
colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, glyceryl behenate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Do not take more than directed

  • Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets at bedtime

  • Do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours


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 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 attack, 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

  • Unless you have time for a full night's sleep

  • In children under 12 years of age

  • Right before or after heart surgery

  • With any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin

  • If you have sleeplessness without pain

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

  • You have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

  • You have glaucoma

  • You have trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • Taking sedatives or tranquilizers, or any other sleep-aid

  • Under a doctor's care for any continuing medical illness

  • Taking any other antihistamines

  • Taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin

  • Taking any other drug

When using this product

  • Drowsiness will occur

  • Avoid alcoholic drinks

  • Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery

  • 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

  • Trouble breathing

  • Weakness in one part or side of body

  • Slurred speech

  • Leg swelling

  • Pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days

  • Sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of a serious underlying medical illness

  • 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 at 20 weeks or later in 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)

  • Read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.

  • Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

  • Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

  • 20-count bottle of MOTRIN® PM caplets for effective pain relief with a proven sleep aid to help ease today's aches so that you can fall asleep and stay asleep

  • This nighttime pain reliever provides relief from occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains, due to arthritis, headache, backache and menstrual cramps

  • Each MOTRIN® PM caplet contains 200 milligrams of ibuprofen with a gentle nighttime sleep-aid to help stop pain at its source so that you can get the sleep you need and the pain relief you deserve

  • MOTRIN® PM is indicated for ages 12 years or older and is safe and effective when used as directed

  • These ibuprofen/diphenhydramine caplets provide targeted pain relief with a nighttime sleep-aid so that you feel rested and ready to take on tomorrow

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