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Problems With Motrin

Although it is a generally well-tolerated medication, Motrin® (ibuprofen) can sometimes cause negative effects. Some of the most common problems with Motrin include side effects, such as:
 
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Dizziness
  • Unexplained rash.
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If side effects do occur, they tend to be minor and easy to treat. However, there are some potentially serious Motrin reactions that require immediate medical attention. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience problems such as:
 
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting blood
  • Unexplained weight gain.
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Other Motrin warnings and precautions apply to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as people who have certain allergies. Also, you may not be able to take Motrin if you have certain medical conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, or bleeding problems.
 
(Click Motrin Side Effects for more information on possible problems that may occur while taking this medication.)
 
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