|Active ingredient (in each tablet)||Purpose|
|Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)* *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug||Pain reliever/Fever reducer|
∎temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: ∎headache ∎toothache ∎ backache ∎menstrual cramps ∎the common cold ∎muscular aches ∎minor pain of arthritis
∎temporarily reduces fever
Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include: ∎hives ∎facial swelling ∎asthma (wheezing) ∎shock ∎skin reddening ∎rash ∎blisters
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you ∎are age 60 or older ∎have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems ∎take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug ∎take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others] ∎have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product ∎take more or for longer time than directed
Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.
Do not use ∎if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer ∎right before or after heart surgery
Ask a doctor before use if ∎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, asthma, or had a stroke ∎you are taking a diuretic
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are ∎under a doctor's care for any serious condition ∎taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin ∎taking any other drug
When using this product ∎take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
Stop use and ask a doctor if ∎you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: ∎feel faint ∎vomit blood ∎have bloody or black stools ∎have stomach pain that does not get better
∎you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke: ∎chest pain ∎trouble breathing ∎weakness in one part or side of body ∎slurred speech ∎leg swelling
∎pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days ∎fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days ∎redness or swelling is present in the painful area ∎any new symptoms appear
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important 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 help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
∎do not take more than directed ∎the smallest effective does should be used ∎adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist ∎if pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet, 2 tablets may be used ∎do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor ∎children under 12 years: ask doctor
∎read all warning and directions before use ∎store at 20-25°C (68-77°F) ∎avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
acetylated monoglycerides, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, pharmaceutical glaze, pharmaceutical ink, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylparaben, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearic acid, sucrose, synthetic iron oxide, titanium dioxide, white wax
call toll free 1-800-88-ADVIL
Pain reliever, fever reducer
200 mg Ibuprofen (NSAID) per tablet
For headaches, muscle aches, menstrual pain, minor arthritis and more
Make pain a distant memory. Advil® is the #1 selling pain reliever, providing safe, effective pain relief for over 30 years. So whether you have a headache, muscle aches, backaches, menstrual pain, minor arthritis and other joint pain, or aches and pains from the common cold, nothing's stronger or longer lasting. The medicine in Advil® is #1 doctor recommended for pain relief.
Shipping Weight: .39 lbs
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Q: What is the active ingredient?
A: The active ingredient in Advil tablets is 200 mg ibuprofen.
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