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Motrin

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Out of 10
Satisfaction
7.5
7.1  Effectiveness
1.9  Side Effects
6.1  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 1 Motrin side effect and 2 Motrin benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is ibuprofen and brand names are IBU and Motrin.
The active ingredients of this medication are aspirin, citric acid, sodium bicarbonate.
This drug is manufactured by McNeil Consumer Products Company.
Mainly used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps and mild-to-moderate pain.
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Effectiveness of Motrin by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Motrin, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 1.4% 93.8% 4.1% 0.7%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0.7% 95.9% 2.1% 1.4%
Blood Pressure 0% 2.1% 97.2% 0.7% 0%
Breathing 0% 2.1% 95.1% 2.8% 0%
Confidence 0% 0.7% 94.4% 3.5% 1.4%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 1.4% 93.1% 3.5% 2.1%
Digestion 0% 3.4% 94.5% 1.4% 0.7%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0.7% 83.4% 13.8% 2.1%
Energy 0% 3.4% 79.3% 11% 6.2%
Eyesight 0% 1.4% 97.9% 0.7% 0%
Memory 0% 0.7% 97.2% 1.4% 0.7%
Mental Clarity 0% 2.8% 86.9% 6.9% 3.4%
Pain 2.7% 3.4% 52.1% 23.3% 18.5%
Patience 0.7% 2.1% 89% 6.2% 2.1%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 97.2% 2.1% 0.7%
Skin Complexion 0% 2.1% 95.8% 2.1% 0%
Sleep 0.7% 2.7% 72.8% 16.3% 7.5%
Stress Level 0% 2.8% 89% 6.9% 1.4%
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Commonly Reported Motrin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 97.1% 1.4% 0% 0.7% 0.7%
Anxiety 92.6% 7.4% 0% 0% 0%
Appetite Loss 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 92.6% 7.4% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 96.3% 0% 3.7% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 92.6% 7.4% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 96.3% 0% 3.7% 0% 0%
Constipation 94.1% 5.9% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 99.2% 0.8% 0% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 93.2% 6.8% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 95.1% 3.5% 1.4% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 93% 3.9% 2.3% 0.8% 0%
Dry Mouth 96.7% 3.3% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 94.4% 4.2% 0.7% 0.7% 0%
Fever 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 95.1% 3.5% 1.4% 0% 0%
Heartburn 89.5% 5.3% 0% 5.3% 0%
Insomnia 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Lethargy 96.9% 3.1% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 92.6% 3.7% 3.7% 0% 0%
Movement Problems 99% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 96.3% 3.7% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 92.1% 4.3% 3.6% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 96.3% 0% 3.7% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 96.3% 0% 3.7% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 85.2% 14.8% 0% 0% 0%
Tremors 99% 1% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Motrin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Addiction 99.2% 0.8% 0% 0% 0%
Bloating 72.7% 27.3% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 72.7% 27.3% 0% 0% 0%
Lethargy 91.3% 8.7% 0% 0% 0%
Seizures 99.2% 0% 0.8% 0% 0%
Sweating 92.3% 7.7% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Motrin
Since taking Motrin Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 1.9%
Fall 1.3%
Hospitalization 0.6%
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User Comments about Motrin
17 Apr 2012 I really recomend motrin to those who strive to have a better life. it gives me the oppurtunity of a life time.
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17 Apr 2012 motrin is beast
   —Posted by K Sizzle
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13 Sep 2011 Motrin is very effective in reducing the pain of my menstrual cramps.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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15 Aug 2011 I prefer motrin for cramps over other pain relievers
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10 Aug 2011 Motrin really helps the pain
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