Like the name implies, over-the-counter pain relievers can be bought without a prescription and are used to treat moderate pain and fever. Opioids are a different class of drug that treat severe or chronic pain and require a prescription from a doctor. If you want to learn about how Advil® and opioids interact, click here.
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.