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Motrin 200 Mg

Various factors affect the dose of Motrin® (ibuprofen) you should take, including the condition being treated, the particular Motrin product being used, and your existing medical conditions.
To treat pain or fever, the typical recommended nonprescription dose for most people over 12 years of age is Motrin 200 mg taken by mouth every four to six hours as needed. If one tablet or caplet does not work, then two may be used. However, the daily nonprescription dose of Motrin should not exceed 1200 mg (six tablets or caplets), unless directed by your healthcare provider.
To help decrease the risk of serious side effects, make sure to take the lowest effective dose for the least amount of time in order to treat your condition. Although Motrin helps to relieve pain in about one hour, it may take one to two weeks for it to work to its full potential when used to relieve arthritis symptoms (such as joint inflammation).
(To learn more about when and how to take this medication, click Dosage of Motrin. This article explains in detail the dosing guidelines for this product, discusses other factors that affect your dosage, and provides helpful tips on taking this drug.)
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