NOW AVAILABLE Advil® Menstrual Pain

Advil Menstrual Pain for relief from tough menstrual cramps, headaches, and back pain


Powerful pain relief. Period. Advil® Menstrual Pain provides non-drowsy relief of tough cramps, headaches and backaches for up to six hours. It targets the cause of menstrual cramps and discomfort to provide relief of all your period pains. When period pain strikes, choose Advil®, the brand OB/GYNs recommend for menstrual pain more than Midol® or Pamprin®.

Look for it with menstrual pain relievers or in the feminine care aisle.

Advil Menstrual Pain is caffeine-free, antihistamine-free, and easy to swallow.

Uses & Dosing Information

Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • Menstrual cramps
  • Backache
  • Headache
  • Muscular aches
  • The common cold
  • Toothache
  • Minor pain of arthritis

Temporarily reduces:

  • Fever

12 years of age and older:

  • 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.

Under 12 years of age:

  • Ask a doctor.


Use as directed. Read complete warnings and information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take Advil® Menstrual Pain for other pains besides menstrual cramps?
Yes. Advil® Menstrual Pain targets the cause of your menstrual cramps, as well as headaches, backaches, and muscle aches, which are all pains women commonly experience with their period. Plus, Advil® Menstrual Pain will treat these pains even if you don’t have your period. Please refer to the product label for a full list of uses.
What is the difference between Advil® Menstrual Pain and regular Advil® Tablets?
Advil® Menstrual Pain has a different formula than Advil® Tablets. It is formulated with ibuprofen sodium, a salt form of ibuprofen that dissolves differently from standard ibuprofen (which is in Advil® Tablets).
Does Advil® Menstrual Pain contain other ingredients for my PMS symptoms?
No. Unlike certain combination products, Advil® Menstrual Pain is caffeine free and antihistamine free, so it won’t keep you up at night or make you sleepy during the day. Advil® Menstrual Pain contains ibuprofen sodium, a powerful pain reliever which targets the cause of your menstrual pain for up to six hours of relief.
Where can I buy Advil® Menstrual Pain?
You can buy Advil® Menstrual Pain at many national retailers including Target, CVS, Rite-Aid, and Walmart.  Look for it with menstrual pain relievers in the OTC aisle, or in the Feminine Hygiene aisle.  We do recommend contacting your local store to confirm they have it in stock though.
What’s the difference between Advil® Menstrual Pain and Midol® Complete or Pamprin®?
Advil® Menstrual Pain contains a powerful non-drowsy pain reliever that targets the cause of tough cramps, backache, and headache. Unlike Midol® Complete or Pamprin®, it is also caffeine-free and antihistamine-free, so it won’t keep you up at night or make you drowsy during the day.