Advil Coated Tablets Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer
Whether you have occasional muscles aches, backaches, minor arthritis pain, or other aches and pains, nothing is stronger or longer lasting among OTC pain relievers. Millions of people have trusted Advil® to safely and effectively relieve their aches and pains for over 30 years. Advil® stops pain at the site of inflammation so you can get relief where you need it. The medicine in Advil® is what ER doctors use to treat their own aches and pains.††Based on a survey of ER doctors*The pain reliever in Advil® is ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that when taken as directed is a safe and effective pain reliever and fever reducer.
Active ingredient (in each caplet)...PurposeIbuprofen 200mg (NSAID)*...Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug Inactive IngredientsAcetylated Monoglycerides, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Corn Starch, Croscarmellose Sodium, Methylparaben, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Pharmaceutical Glaze, Pharmaceutical Ink, Providone, Pregelatinized Starch, Propylparaben, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Stearic Acid, Sucrose, Synthetic Iron Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, White Wax.
Directions• do not take more than directed• the smallest effective dose 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 a doctor Other Information• read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.• store at 20–25degF (68–77degF)• avoid excessive heat above 40degC (104degF)
WarningsAllergy 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• blistersIf 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 a longer time than directedDo not use• if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer• right before or after heart surgeryAsk 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, or asthma• you are taking a diureticAsk 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 drugWhen 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 directedStop use and ask a doctor ifYou 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 betterPain gets worse or lasts more than 10 daysFever gets worse or lasts more than 3 daysRedness or swelling is present in the painful areaAny new symptoms appearIf 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 use if seal under bottle cap imprinted with "sealed for your protection" is broken or missing.
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