|Most Important Fact about Generic Motrin
You should have frequent checkups with your doctor if you take Generic Motrin regularly.
Ulcers or internal bleeding can occur without warning.
Generic Motrin precautions if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Generic Motrin is not recommended for use in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.
Generic Motrin may pass into breast milk, but in such small quantities that it is unlikely to harm the baby. Seek medical advice from your doctor before breastfeeding.
Special warnings about Generic Motrin
Let your prescriber or health care professional know if your pain continues, do not take with other pain-killers without advice. Do not treat yourself for a fever with Generic Motrin for more than 3 days, or for pain for more than 10 days without asking your prescriber or health care professional for advice. You may be covering up a more serious illness.
If you are taking medicines that affect the clotting of your blood, such as aspirin or blood thinners such as CoumadinŽ, talk to your health care provider or prescriber before taking Generic Motrin.
You may get dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how Generic Motrin affects you. Do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.
Do not smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol; these may increase the irritation to your stomach when taking Generic Motrin.
It is especially important not to use Generic Motrin during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless specifically directed to do so by your health care provider. Generic Motrin may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
To reduce unpleasant effects on your throat and stomach, take Generic Motrin with a full glass of water and never just before lying down. If you notice black, tarry stools or experience severe stomach pain and vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, notify your health care prescriber immediately.
If you are going to have surgery, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking Generic Motrin. Problems can arise if you need dental work, and in the day to day care of your teeth. Try to avoid damage to your teeth and gums when you brush or floss your teeth.
Why Generic Motrin should not be prescribed?
Generic Motrin should not be used by patients with history of narrowing of the airways (bronchospasm), inflammation of the nasal membrane (rhinitis) or itchy rash (urticaria) caused by aspirin or other NSAIDs
Patients with history of peptic ulcer should not use Generic Motrin.
Generic Motrin should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients or other medicines in the class of NSAIDs. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.
If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Generic Motrin and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.