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ibuprofen pm (CVS Pharmacy)

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TABLET, COATED 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON (59779-050-48) > 180 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE Label Information
TABLET, COATED 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON (59779-050-27) > 80 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE Label Information
TABLET, COATED 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON (59779-050-58) > 40 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE Label Information
TABLET, COATED 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON (59779-050-33) > 60 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE Label Information
TABLET, COATED 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON (59779-050-60) > 20 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE Label Information

Complete ibuprofen pm Information

  • Active ingredients (in each caplet)

    Diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg

    Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)*

    *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


  • Purposes

    Nighttime sleep-aid

    Pain reliever


  • Uses

    • for relief of occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains
    • helps you fall asleep and stay asleep

  • Warnings

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

    • hives
    • facial swelling
    • asthma (wheezing)
    • shock
    • 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

    Do not use
    • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/ fever reducer
    • unless you have time for a full night’s sleep
    • in children under 12 years of age
    • right before or after heart surgery
    • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
    • if you have sleeplessness without pain

    Ask a doctor before use if
    • 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
    • you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
    • you have glaucoma
    • you have trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
    • taking sedatives or tranquilizers, or any other sleep-aid
    • under a doctor’s care for any continuing medical illness
    • taking any other antihistamines
    • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
    • taking any other drug

    When using this product
    • drowsiness will occur
    • avoid alcoholic drinks
    • do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery
    • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
    • the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed

    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
    • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
    • sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of a serious underlying medical illness.
    • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
    • any new symptoms appear

    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 right away. (1-800-222-1222)


  • Directions

    • do not take more than directed
    • adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets at bedtime
    • do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours

  • Other information

    • read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.
    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C blue no. 2 aluminum lake, glyceryl behenate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, iron oxide black, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, pregelatinized starch, talc, titanium dioxide


  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260


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    Coated Caplets**

    Ibuprofen PM

    IBUPROFEN AND DIPHENHYDRAMINE CITRATE TABLETS, 200 mg / 38 mg

    Pain reliever (NSAID)/Nighttime sleep-aid

    20 COATED CAPLETS**

    **Capsule-shaped tablets

    Actual Size

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    IBUPROFEN PM 
    diphenhydramine citrate and ibuprofen tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-050
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    DIPHENHYDRAMINE CITRATE (UNII: 4OD433S209) (DIPHENHYDRAMINE - UNII:8GTS82S83M) DIPHENHYDRAMINE CITRATE 38 mg
    IBUPROFEN (UNII: WK2XYI10QM) (IBUPROFEN - UNII:WK2XYI10QM) IBUPROFEN 200 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    GLYCERYL DIBEHENATE (UNII: R8WTH25YS2)  
    HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE (TYPE H) (UNII: RFW2ET671P)  
    LACTOSE MONOHYDRATE (UNII: EWQ57Q8I5X)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE (UNII: XM0M87F357)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2 (UNII: L06K8R7DQK)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BLUE Score no score
    Shape OVAL Size 15mm
    Flavor Imprint Code L050
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:59779-050-27 1 in 1 CARTON 02/17/2009
    1 80 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:59779-050-33 1 in 1 CARTON 02/17/2009 11/29/2010
    2 60 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3 NDC:59779-050-48 1 in 1 CARTON 02/18/2009
    3 180 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4 NDC:59779-050-58 1 in 1 CARTON 05/01/2009 07/09/2014
    4 40 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    5 NDC:59779-050-60 1 in 1 CARTON 05/01/2009
    5 20 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    6 NDC:59779-050-65 1 in 1 CARTON 02/17/2009
    6 30 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    7 NDC:59779-050-76 1 in 1 CARTON 04/27/2015
    7 120 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    8 NDC:59779-050-82 200 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/12/2017
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    ANDA ANDA079113 02/17/2009
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)