Motrin is composed of an active ingredient Ibuprofen. This active component belongs to a group of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It is indicated to relieve pain from various conditions like headaches, dental pain, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, or arthritis. It is manufactured by a leading pharmaceutical company, Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group. It is offered as a conventional tablet form and in a dosage of 600 mg.
Manufacturer: Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group
Active Ingredient: The active component of this medicine is Ibuprofen, which is a propionic acid and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It has effects like anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic. It inhibits the activity of cyclo-oxygenase I and II lead to a deformation of precursors of prostaglandins and thromboxanes. This active component decreased prostaglandin synthesis, by prostaglandin synthase, which is the main physiologic effect of this component. It causes a decrease in thromboxane A2 synthesis so as to inhibit the platelet aggregation by thromboxane synthase.
Indications: This effective medication is used to relieve pain from various conditions like headaches, dental pain, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, or arthritis. It is also indicated to reduce fever and to relieve minor aches and pain due to the common cold or flu. Motrin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that acts by blocking the body's production of certain natural substances that induce inflammation. It also helps to reduce swelling, pain, or fever. It can be used in the treatment of a chronic condition like arthritis.
Action Mechanism: The action mechanism of this medicine depends on the active component of this medicine. Motrin reduces the hormones that can induce inflammation and pain in the body. It is used to decrease fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions includes headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury.
Dosages: This popular brand medicine is available as a conventional tablet for oral consumption in a dosage as given below:
- 600 mg: This drug should be taken orally, usually every 4 to 6 hours with a full glass of water, as prescribed by the doctor
It may cause kidney problems, consult the doctor in case of observed symptoms of kidney failure.