Advil Dual Action

  • Nonnarcotic analgesics

Advil Dual Action Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ibuprofen 125mg, acetaminophen 250mg; caplets.

Pharmacological Class

NSAID + analgesic/antipyretic.

How Supplied

Caplets—2, 4, 8, 18, 24, 36, 50, 72, 90, 100, 144, 162, 180, 216, 240, 288

Generic Availability


Advil Dual Action Indications


Temporary relief of minor aches and pains.

Advil Dual Action Dosage and Administration


2 caplets every 8hrs; max 6 caplets/24hrs.


<12yrs: consult physician.

Advil Dual Action Contraindications


Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Advil Dual Action Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Advil Dual Action Warnings/Precautions


Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Asthma. Liver cirrhosis. Renal or hepatic disease. Reevaluate if pain persists or worsens after >10 days. Elderly. Pregnancy (esp. during ≥20 weeks): not recommended. Nursing mothers.

Advil Dual Action Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Advil Dual Action Interactions


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

Advil Dual Action Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

GI upset/bleed, feel faint, rash, redness, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, chest pain, weakness, slurred speech, leg swelling), hepatotoxicity (overdosage), allergic reactions (discontinue if occur).

Advil Dual Action Clinical Trials

See Literature

Advil Dual Action Note

Not Applicable

Advil Dual Action Patient Counseling

See Literature