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Directions for Advil

  • It depends on which form of Advil you take as well as how your body responds to the medicine. Some Advil products are designed to deliver faster relief, so read the product label to see how often you can take a dose. Keep in mind that you cannot take more than one dose of Advil Migraine in a 24 hour period.

  • You do not have to take Advil with food. However, if you experience an upset stomach, you can take it with food or milk. If you have a history of serious stomach problems like ulcers, be sure that you talk to your doctor before taking Advil or any NSAID.

  • No, Advil is designed to be swallowed. However, we do make a chewable option for children aged 6-11. 

  • We don’t recommend taking Advil if you have a hangover. NSAIDs, like Advil, can cause severe stomach bleeding, especially if taken at higher doses. Those chances become even higher if you have 3 or more alcoholic drinks a day while taking Advil.

  • No, Advil should be taken with a full glass of water.