What is Motrin PM (diphenhydramine and ibuprofen)?

Motrin is a combined medicine with two main components: diphenhydramine and ibuprofen.
Diphenhydramine belongs to the drug class of antihistamine medicines which work to decrease the level of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine is responsible for increased reactions from the organism and causes watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, itching.  Antihistamine diphenhydramine relieves these symptoms by inhibiting the actions of histamine.insomnia
Antihistamine diphenhydramine is used to treat insomnia as antihistamines can cause drowsiness and sleepiness.
Ibuprofen is the other component in Motrin. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medicine is used alone or with other drugs. Ibuprofen diminishes hormones that are causing inflammation and pain.
Motrin is used to treat insomnia related to mild pain. The medicine should not be used to treat insomnia caused by other reasons.

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