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Backaches

When back pain strikes, trust Advil. For over 35+ years, Advil has been trusted for aches and pains. Choose from a tablet, caplet, or gel cap, when used as directed.

Use Advil Tablets to get temporary relief of minor aches and pains due to:

  • Backache
  • Headache
  • Toothache
  • Menstrual cramps
  • The common cold
  • Muscular aches
  • Minor pain of arthritis

12 years of age and older:

  • 1 tablet/caplet/gel caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist.
  • If pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet/caplet/gel caplet, 2 may be used.
  • Do not exceed 6 tablets/caplets/gel caplets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.

Under 12 years of age:

  • Ask a doctor.

Advil Tablets

Advil has provided safe, effective pain relief for over 35+ years.

So whether you have a headache, muscle aches, backaches, menstrual pain, minor arthritis and other joint pain, or aches and pains from the common cold, nothing's stronger when used as directed.

Advil Tablets
  • Uses

    Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

    • Headache
    • Toothache
    • Backache
    • Menstrual cramps
    • The common cold
    • Muscular aches
    • Minor pain of arthritis

    Temporarily reduces:

    • Fever
  • Dosage

    12 years of age and older:

    • 1 tablet/caplet/gel caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist.
    • If pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet/caplet/gel caplet, 2 may be used.
    • Do not exceed 6 tablets/caplets/gel caplets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.

    Under 12 years of age:

    • Ask a doctor.
  • Ingredients

    Active ingredient:

    • 200 mg Ibuprofen (NSAID)* *Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

    Inactive Ingredients:

    • acetylated monoglycerides, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, pharmaceutical glaze, pharmaceutical ink, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylparaben, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearic acid, sucrose, synthetic iron oxide, titanium dioxide, white wax

    Use as directed. Read complete warnings and information.

    View full product labeling

  • Potential Health Effects

    This product is indicated for adults and children ages 12 and older. Ask a doctor before giving to children under the age of 12. Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours unless instructed to do so by a doctor. This product contains ibuprofen, which may cause allergic reaction, especially in those allergic to aspirin. This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding.

    See product label for full product information and warnings.

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