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How should I store ibuprofen?

To store ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), follow these guidelines:
  • Keep the drug in its original container, tightly closed.
  • Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat and moisture; you should not keep it in the bathroom.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Throw away any medication that has expired.
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that's used to treat symptoms such as pain, swelling and fever.

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