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Advil

Advil

Advil tablets contain ibuprofen which is a potent non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is used in the treatment of pain and inflammation. It also has some anti-pyretic effect. It is used in the conditions like headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps and minor injury. It is also supportive in the treatment of common cold and muscular spasm.

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Quantity Strength Price Unit Price Cart
300 Tablets Advil Tablets 200mg $9.50 $0.03
90 Tablets Advil Tablets 400mg $9.50 $0.11
90 Tablets Advil Tablets 600mg $14.50 $0.16

Ibuprofen is an active ingredient of Advil tablets which acts by inhibiting the cyclooxygenase (COX) enzyme. COX is responsible for the synthesis of prostaglandins (these are mediators of pain, inflammation and fever in the body) from arachidonic acid. Ibuprofen blocks the synthesis of prostaglandins by blocking COX enzymes. Prostaglandins are than converted in to thromboxane A2by other enzyme which is responsible for the stimulation of platelet aggregation, leading to the formation of blood clot. It also shows anti-pyretic affect due to its action on the hypothalamus which results in an increased peripheral blood flow and vasodilation.

Uses of Advil:

Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory drug which is used to treat various mild to moderate painful conditions such as backaches, muscle aches, sports injuries, joint stiffness caused by arthritis and pain related to the menstrual cycle. Ibuprofen is also useful in gout attacks.

Advil should not be taken with the drugs:

Ibuprofenis not indicated along with the medicines like:

  • Losartan, valsartan and other angiotensin II receptor blockers

  • Cidofovir

  • Methotrexate

  • Captopril, Lisinopril and other ACE inhibitors

  • Aliskiren

  • Blood thinners such as warfarin and enoxaparin

  • Furosemide and other diuretics

  • Prednisolone and other corticosteroids

  • Anti-platelet drugs such as clopidogrel

  • Do not take this medicine along with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Contraindications for Advil:

Advil is not indicated to use in the following conditions:

  • Avoid the use of Advilif you are allergic to NSAIDS like diclofenac, celecoxib etc.

  • Do not useAdvil if you have a history of asthma, bleeding or clotting problems, nasal polyps, heart disease and high blood pressure.

  • Advil is not indicated to use if you have liver disease, ulcer in stomach or intestine.

Storage of Advil:

  • Advilis to be stored at room temperature below 25 degree C.

  • Protect this medicine from heat, moisture and direct light.

  • Store it in a cool and dry place.

  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Doses:

Dose of Advil:

Ibuprofen is indicated to use at a dose of 200 mg to 400 mg every 4-6 hours to relieve pain. Exact dose of ibuprofen depends upon the severity of pain and condition of the patient.

In case you missed any dose of Advil:

If you forget to take the dose of Advil, you may be able to take the missed dose when you remember. Don't take a double dose to make up for the missed dose as multiple doses can lead to excess drug in the body which can be dangerous.

Over Dose of Advil:

Consult with your Doctor immediately in case of overdose of Advilas side effects of Advilis more severe than that of the other drugs. The symptoms of overdose include diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea or vomiting.

Side Effects:

Adverse Effects of Advil:

Advil shows some side effects such as:

  • Diarrhea

  • Abdominal pain

  • Cloudy urine

  • Itching skin

  • Pale skin

  • Chest pain

  • Nausea

  • Shortness of breath

  • Swelling of face

Precautions:

Precautions for Advil:

Some precautionary measures for Advil are as follows:

  • Avoid the use of alcohol along with Advil.

  • Do not drive or do any work which requires alertness after taking this medicine as it may produce dizziness.

  • Do not use this medicine along with aspirin and other NSAIDS as it may decrease the effectiveness of Ibuprofen.
Generic IBUPROFEN-(I byu PROH fen)
Strength Advil - IBUPROFEN Tablets 200mg

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