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What do Advil® Migraine capsules look like?

Advil® Migraine tablets are orange, oblong liquid filled capsules and have the Advil® logo on them.

What are Advil® Liqui-Gels®?

Advil® Liqui-Gels® contain 200mg of solubilized ibuprofen, a liquid form of the pain reliever in Advil®. The liquid form allows them to be absorbed into the body quickly for fast pain relief.

How are Advil® Migraine capsules different from regular Advil® tablets?

Advil® Migraine tablets have a liquid form of ibuprofen inside, while regular Advil® tablets have a solid form of the pain reliever. The liquid form of ibuprofen allows the pain reliever to be absorbed by the body quickly for fast relief.

Are Advil® Liqui-Gels® faster than Tylenol® Extra Strength on my tough pain?

Yes. In clinical tests, Advil® Liqui-Gels® were compared to Tylenol® Extra Strength for speed of pain relief. The results showed that Advil® Liqui-Gels® relieve tough pain significantly faster than Tylenol® Extra Strength.

Where can I find Advil® Menstrual Pain?

Advil® Menstrual Pain has been discontinued. If you still have the product and need more information, please find the product label here. You can still turn to Advil® for relief. Try Advil® Tablets or Advil® Film-Coated to powerfully relieve tough period cramps, headaches, and back pain.

Are Advil® Liqui-Gels faster than Tylenol® Rapid Release Gels?

Yes. Advil® Liqui-Gels® are proven faster and stronger than Tylenol® Rapid Release Gels on tough pain.

What is the Advil® Easy-Open Arthritis Cap?

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.

How are Advil® Liqui-Gels® different than fast-acting Advil® Film-Coated Tablets?

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.

What are Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis?

Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis provide the same amount of ibuprofen (200mg ibuprofen), as Advil® Liqui-Gels®, in a 33% smaller capsule. Learn more about Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis.

What do Advil® Liqui-Gels® look like?

Advil® Liqui-Gels® are green, oblong liquid-filled capsules and have the Advil® logo on them.

What is the difference between Advil® Liqui-Gels® and Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis?

Our patented technology has concentrated the powerful pain relief of Advil® Liqui-Gels® into a 33% smaller capsule. The result: Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis. They’re easy to swallow so there is no compromising power for size.

What is the difference between the different types of Advil®?

When used as directed, all forms of Advil® are effective at fighting tough pain. Determining which Advil® is right for you depends on your pain relief needs and personal preference.

Compare Advil® products to see which one may be right for you.

How are Advil® Liqui-Gels® different from regular Advil® Tablets?

They contain a liquid form of ibuprofen (the pain reliever in Advil®) so some people prefer them because they’re absorbed into the body quickly for fast pain relief. However, Liqui-Gels® contain the same amount of pain reliever as regular Advil® so you’re getting the same powerful pain relief no matter which option you choose.

How big are Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis? What do they look like?

Advil® Liqui-Gels® minis are green, oblong liquid-filled capsules imprinted with the Advil® logo. They look similar to Advil® Liqui-Gels®, only they’re 33% smaller.

How does Advil® work?

When you experience pain and fever, it’s because there is an increase in the production of chemicals called prostaglandins, which trigger pain signals. Advil® temporarily blocks the production of prostaglandins, reducing pain and fever.

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