MOTRIN is classified as an NSAID, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, and contains ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is used to relieve pain and reduce fever. Adult MOTRIN IB products contain 200 milligrams of ibuprofen and are available as tablets or Liquid Gels (liquid-filled capsules).

Children’s MOTRIN and Infant’s MOTRIN products are also available. The ibuprofen in MOTRIN works to relieves minor aches and pains. It disrupts the production of prostaglandins, which are substances produced in response to injury that contribute to pain and inflammation.