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ADVIL
Arthritis/rheumatic disorders
Dysmenorrhea
Nonnarcotic analgesics
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Drug Name:

ADVIL OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ibuprofen 200mg; gel caplets; caplets; tabs; liqui-gels.

Company:
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

e-Prescribe this drug via Surescripts


Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ADVIL:

Minor arthritic pain.

Adult Dose for ADVIL:

200–400mg every 4–6 hours; max 1.2g/day.

Children's Dose for ADVIL:

Use Children's form.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding. History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Hypertension. Heart disease. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Reevaluate if pain persists or worsens after ≥10 days or fever lasts ≥3 days. Elderly. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed (discontinue if occurs), redness, swelling. See literature re: risk of cardiovascular events.

How Supplied:

Gel caplets—8, 24, 50, 100, 200; Caplets—24, 50, 72, 100, 150, 200; Tabs—8, 24, 50, 72, 100, 150, 200; Liqui-gels—20, 40, 80, 120, 160

Indications for ADVIL:

Dysmenorrhea.

Adult Dose for ADVIL:

200–400mg every 4–6 hours; max 1.2g/day.

Children's Dose for ADVIL:

Not applicable.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding. History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Hypertension. Heart disease. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Reevaluate if pain persists or worsens after ≥10 days or fever lasts ≥3 days. Elderly. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed (discontinue if occurs), redness, swelling. See literature re: risk of cardiovascular events.

How Supplied:

Gel caplets—8, 24, 50, 100, 200; Caplets—24, 50, 72, 100, 150, 200; Tabs—8, 24, 50, 72, 100, 150, 200; Liqui-gels—20, 40, 80, 120, 160

Indications for ADVIL:

Minor aches and pain. Fever.

Adult Dose for ADVIL:

200–400mg every 4–6 hours; max 1.2g/day.

Children's Dose for ADVIL:

Use Children's form.

Pharmacological Class:

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding. History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Hypertension. Heart disease. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Reevaluate if pain persists or worsens after ≥10 days or fever lasts ≥3 days. Elderly. Pregnancy (avoid during 3rd trimester). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed (discontinue if occurs), redness, swelling. See literature re: risk of cardiovascular events.

How Supplied:

Gel caplets—8, 24, 50, 100, 200; Caplets—24, 50, 72, 100, 150, 200; Tabs—8, 24, 50, 72, 100, 150, 200; Liqui-gels—20, 40, 80, 120, 160

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