Advil Film Coated Tablets, 200MG
Advil Film Coated Tablets are an easy to swallow tablet that is fast acting against the power of pain. When pain hits, there is no time to waste! This product contains a rapid release formula that dissolves quickly, and absorbs fast into your system! It goes to work within minutes to control tough pain before it controls you. Advil has been proven to work the fastest among other over the counter pain medicines.
It temporarily relieves the following symptoms:
- Minor arthritis pain
Note: The pain relieving product in Advil is ibuprofen, which is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID, that is a safe and effective pain reliever and fever reducer when taken as directed.
- Do not take more than directed
- The smallest effective dose should be used
- Adults and children 12 years and older, take 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms occur
- Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours
- Read all warnings and directions before use and keep the carton
- If pain or fever doesn't respond to 1 tablet, 2 tablets may be used
- Children under 12 years old, ask a doctor before taking
Allergy Alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people who are allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
- Facial Swelling
- Asthma (Wheezing)
- Skin Reddening
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical attention immediately.
Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The risks are higher if you are age 60 or older; have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems; taking a blood thinning or steroid drug; take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.); consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product, or take more or for a longer time than directed.
Do Not Use:
- If you've had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever or fever reducer
- In children under 12 years old
- Right before or after heart surgery
- If you are taking a prescription MAOI, or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you don't know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before use
Ask a Doctor or Pharmacist Before Use:
- If the Stomach Bleeding warning applies to you
- You have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
- You have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
- You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, or asthma
- You are taking a diuretic
- You have a breathing problem, such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
- You have glaucoma
- You have trouble urinating
- Under a doctor's care for any continuing medical illness
- Taking any other product that contains phenylephrine or any other nasal decongestant
- Taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, as ibuprofen may decrease the benefit of aspirin
- Taking any other drug
When Using This Product:
- Take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
- The risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed
Stop Use & Ask Doctor If:
- If pain gets worse or lasts for more than 7 days
- Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
- Nasal congestion lasts for more than 7 days
- Redness or swelling is present in the painful area
- Any new symptoms appear
- If symptoms continue or get worse
- If you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
If pregnant or breastfeeding: Ask your doctor before use. It is key not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Do not use if plastic blister foil barrier is broken.