Advil Pm Generic Name & Formulations
Ibuprofen 200mg, diphenhydramine citrate 38mg; caplets.
NSAID + hypnotic (anticholinergic).
Caplets—2, 20, 40, 80, 120 (orig or EZ open), 200; Liqui-Gels—20, 40, 80
Advil Pm Indications
Relief of occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains.
Advil Pm Dosage and Administration
2 caplets or liqui-gels at bedtime. Max 2 caplets or liqui-gels/24hrs.
<12yrs: not recommended.
Advil Pm Contraindications
Aspirin allergy. Unless sufficient time for a full night's sleep. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery. Sleeplessness without pain. Concomitant with other diphenhydramine-containing products (including topicals).
Advil Pm Boxed Warnings
Advil Pm Warnings/Precautions
Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Respiratory disorders (eg, emphysema, bronchitis). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Glaucoma. GI or urinary obstruction. Reevaluate if pain persists or worsens after >10 days or sleeplessness persists continuously >2 weeks. Elderly. Pregnancy (esp. during ≥20 weeks): not recommended. Nursing mothers.
Advil Pm Pharmacokinetics
Advil Pm 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. Additive effects with other antihistamines, anticholinergics, sedatives, tranquilizers, or any other sleep-aid.
Advil Pm Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, GI upset/bleed, rash, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, feel faint, slurred speech), redness, swelling, allergic reactions; discontinue if occur.
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