Is Advil PM addictive?
Like any drug you become dependent on, Advil PM can cause addiction problems. While the drug itself is not considered to be "addictive", the associations people can form with the drug and its results can create a dependency.
Can I take Advil PM caplets with alcohol?
Avoid drinking alcohol. Advil PM contains diphenhydramine, which may cause drowsiness - alcohol may intensify this side effect temporarily.
Where can I purchase Advil PM products?
Most retail grocery, pharmacy and convenience stores carry a variety of Advil PM products. Please check our “Buy Now” page on this website to locate a store near you that carries our products. You may also find online stores that carry the products on this page as well.
What are the package sizes for Advil PM products?
Advil PM caplets are available in package sizes of 200, 120, 80, 40 and 20 caplets. Plus, there’s a convenient travel size of 4 caplets. Advil PM Liqui-Gels are available in package sizes of 80, 40 and 20 capsules.
How does pain affect the ability to sleep?
Pain cannot only delay the onset of sleep, it can cause frequent or early morning awakenings and prevent you from getting the deep, restful sleep you need. That’s why, even if you do get some shut-eye, you may not feel rested.
What is the difference between Aleve PM & Advil PM?
The active ingredients in Advil PM include ibuprofen, an NSAID, and diphenhydramine, a gentle, non-habit forming sleep-aid. The active ingredients in Aleve PM include naproxen, also an NSAID, and diphenhydramine. Both of these medications include a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for pain relief in addition to a sleep aid. The difference between these products is the active ingredient (the NSAID), which determines the dosing in the product.
Why do I need a pain reliever with a sleep aid?
If pain is keeping you from falling asleep, a product that combines a pain reliever with a non-habit forming sleep aid (like Advil PM) can help ease your pain and help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
What is the difference between ZzzQuil & Advil PM?
Advil PM has a pain reliever, ibuprofen, in addition to a gentle, non-habit forming sleep aid, diphenhydramine. ZzzQuil is a sleep-aid that helps with occasional sleeplessness but has no pain reliever in it to help relieve the aches and pains that may keep you up at night.
How are Advil PM products different than other nighttime pain relievers?
AdvilPM was the first non-habit forming nighttime pain reliever to combine the Ibuprofen with the Diphenhydramine‡‡. Whether you suffer from occasional muscle aches, backache, minor arthritis, or other aches and pain, nothing is proven to help you fall asleep faster & stay asleep longer††. AdvilPM gives you a better night’s sleep than Tylenol PM because you’ll spend less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and sleep the whole night.
What is the difference between the Advil PM caplets and the Advil PM Liqui-gels?
Both of these medications include the same active ingredients but are conveniently provided in two different forms. Advil PM caplets are a solid dose form with ibuprofen 200 mg and diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg per tablet. Advil PM Liqui-gels are liquid-filled capsules with ibuprofen 200 mg and diphenhydramine hydrochloride 25 mg per capsule. The amount of diphenhydramine base (active ingredient) is the same in both dose forms.
Can I use an HSA or FSA to buy Advil PM products?
You can use your HSA and FSA tax-preferred savings account to purchase certain OTC products including Advil PM. The passage of the CARES Act by Congress includes provisions to restore OTC eligibility under tax-preferred HSA and FSA accounts. Your plan details may vary, so save your receipt and check with your benefits or health provider for eligibility.
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