Does Motrin PM make you sleepy?

The ibuprofen will help easy any aches or pains. The diphenhydramine makes most people drowsy. That’s why ibuprofen p.m. is probably helping you get to sleep. In general, it’s OK for most people to use diphenhydramine to help them fall asleep.

How long does it take for Motrin PM to kick in?

Generally it takes about 30 minutes for you to begin feeling the effects of ibuprofen. However, this timeframe can vary from one person to the next, and for different reasons. When ibuprofen begins to work, you’ll typically start to notice a decrease in pain or fever.

How many Motrin PM can I take?

Do not take more than directed.

MOTRIN® PM Caplets*
Age Dosage
adults and children 12 years and over take 2 caplets at bedtime do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours

What is the sleep aid in Motrin PM?

Motrin PM provides relief from occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains. Combining 200 milligrams of ibuprofen with 38 milligrams of diphenhydramine citrate, Motrin PM provides pain relief with a nighttime sleep-aid to help you fall asleep.

Can Motrin PM get you high?

No – on its own, ibuprofen will not produce a high. However, the medication is commonly combined with other chemical substances – which ultimately makes it more dangerous. The most common long-term side effects of excessive ibuprofen abuse include: Heart problems including an increased risk of heart attack.

What happens if you take more than 2 Motrin PM?

Ibuprofen may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. Use this medicine exactly as directed. Taking too much diphenhydramine can lead to serious heart problems, seizures, coma, or death.

How long does Motrin PM stay in your system?

A: It can take up to 24 hours to completely rid your system of ibuprofen, even though its effects generally last about 4 to 6 hours.

Can you take 3 Motrin PM?

Tablets or caplets (capsule-shaped tablet): Each tablet or caplet contains 38 mg of diphenhydramine citrate and 200 mg of ibuprofen. Adults and children age 12 years and up: The typical dose is 2 tablets by mouth every night at bedtime. Don’t use more than 2 tablets in a 24-hour period.