Find answers to your questions about Advil® products.
Get answers to your questions on how to take and properly use Advil®.
Find out how to safely take Advil®, as well as what is to be avoided.
Learn more about the pain reliever in Advil®.
Find out about the symptoms, and types of pain, that Advil® treats.
Compare the different pain relief options that are available to you.
Yes, Advil® offers a variety of treatment options depending on your cold and flu symptoms.
Advil® Tablets, Gel Caplets, Liqui-Gels® and Liqui-Gels® minis contain an active ingredient, called ibuprofen, which temporarily reduces fever, as well as relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold.
If you have additional symptoms, you can also consider using Advil® Cold & Sinus and Advil® Sinus Congestion & Pain products for additional relief. These products contain ibuprofen plus a nasal decongestant to provide relief for symptoms including: headache, fever, minor body aches and pains, sinus pressure, and nasal congestion.
For further questions concerning your use of Advil® products, please speak with a healthcare provider. If your symptoms continue to persist or get worse, please contact a physician immediately.
All NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.
Ask your doctor if you should take Advil® if you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke.
The pain reliever in Advil® is ibuprofen, which is part of a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (also known as NSAIDs). Advil® does not contain acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol®.
We’ve put Advil® up against Tylenol® in 30 different pain studies. Advil® remains the undefeated champion of tough pain relief.
Yes. Advil® Liqui-Gels® are proven faster and stronger than Tylenol® Rapid Release Gels on tough pain.
We don’t recommend that you chew any adult Advil® products. Advil® is meant to be swallowed in its whole form.
Advil®/Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Do not use Advil® and aspirin together. The pain reliever in Advil® is ibuprofen, while aspirin itself is a pain reliever. Talk to your doctor about which pain reliever is right for you.
Advil® Liqui-Gels® are solubilized ibuprofen inside a gelatin capsule (gel cap). Fast acting Advil® Film-Coated Tablets are a solid form of ibuprofen sodium. Both are designed for fast absorption and fast relief, so your decision on which to use is based on your preference.
The powerful pain relief of Advil® tablets and Advil® Liqui-Gels® comes in an easy-to-open bottle. The Advil® Easy Open Arthritis Cap features an innovative cap design with a comfortable grip made for those with difficulty opening bottles. Awarded the Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation®, the Advil® Easy-Open Arthritis Cap takes the pain out of pain relief.
This bottle is not suitable for households with young children.