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Ibuprofen (Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp)

Available Formats

Dosage Form Package Information Links
TABLET, FILM COATED 250 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE (57896-941-25) Label Information
TABLET, FILM COATED 1000 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE (57896-941-10) Label Information
TABLET, FILM COATED 500 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE (57896-941-50) Label Information
TABLET, FILM COATED 100 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE (57896-941-01) Label Information
TABLET, FILM COATED 50 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE (57896-941-05) Label Information

Complete Ibuprofen Information

  • Active ingredient (in each brown tablet)

    Ibuprofen USP, 200 mg (NSAID)*

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


  • Purpose

    Pain reliever/fever reducer


  • Uses

    • Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
      • headache
      • toothache
      • backache
      • menstrual cramps
      • the common cold
      • muscular aches
      • minor pain of arthritis
    • Temporarily reduces fever

  • Warnings

    Allergy Alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

    • shock
    • hives
    • facial swelling
    • asthma (wheezing)
    • 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
    • right before or after heart surgery

    Ask a doctor before use if

    • the 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 or asthma
    • you are taking a diuretic

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    • under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
    • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because

      ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
    • taking any other drug

    When using this product

    • 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 - leg swelling
      - slurred speech - weakness in one part or side of body
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
    • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • any new symptoms occur

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use. it is especially important not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of 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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.


  • Directions

    • do not use more than directed
    • the smallest effective dose should be used
    • adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 tablet
      every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist
    • if pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet, 2 tablets
      may be used
    • do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor
    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • store at controlled room temperature
    • avoid excessive heat 40°C (104°F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax, cellulose, corn starch, fumed silica gel, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, polydextrose, PEG, red iron oxide, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide.

    Questions or comments?

    Call 1-800-540-3765


  • Package label

    GERICARE

    NDC 57896-941-01

    IBUPROFEN

    pain reliever/fever reducer (NSAID)

    COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN ADVIL*

    100 Tablets

    200 mg each

    Tamper Evident:

    Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is missing or broken.

    GC


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    IBUPROFEN 
    ibuprofen tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57896-941
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    IBUPROFEN (UNII: WK2XYI10QM) (IBUPROFEN - UNII:WK2XYI10QM) IBUPROFEN 200 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    LACTOSE (UNII: J2B2A4N98G)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    FERRIC OXIDE RED (UNII: 1K09F3G675)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color brown Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 10mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 44291
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:57896-941-01 100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/01/2017
    2 NDC:57896-941-10 1000 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/01/2017
    3 NDC:57896-941-05 50 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/01/2017
    4 NDC:57896-941-25 250 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/01/2017
    5 NDC:57896-941-50 500 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/01/2017
    6 NDC:57896-941-20 1 in 1 CARTON 02/01/2012
    6 200 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    ANDA ANDA075010 01/01/2004
    Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
    Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)