No. Advil® is not habit forming, and it does not demonstrate addictive properties. Studies show that ibuprofen primarily works in the body (peripherally active), and not in the brain (not centrally active). Advil® is not an opioid (it is non-narcotic).
ADVIL AND COVID-19
As a leader in the OTC pain category, GSK Consumer Healthcare is not aware of any scientific evidence that directly links worse
outcomes in patients suffering from COVID-19 infection with the use of ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatories. Learn more here.