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 leading 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 to inhibit platelet aggregation by thromboxane synthase.
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.
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 including headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury.
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.
What is Motrin?
Motrin (ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
What is Motrin used for?
Motrin is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury.
How to consume Motrin?
Use Motrin exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Use the lowest dose that is effective in treating your condition.
What to avoid while consuming Motrin?
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding. Avoid taking aspirin while you are taking Motrin. Avoid taking Motrin if you are taking aspirin to prevent stroke or heart attack. Ibuprofen can make aspirin less effective in protecting your heart and blood vessels.
What other drugs will affect Motrin?
Ask your doctor before using Motrin if you take an antidepressant such as citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline (Zoloft), trazodone, or vilazodone. Taking any of these medicines with an NSAID may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.