DetailsTemporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: headache, toothache, backache, menstrual cramps, the common cold, muscular aches, minor pain or arthritis, temporarily reduces fever.
DirectionsDo not take more than directed. The smallest effective dose should be used. Do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor - see WARNINGS. Adults and Children 12 Years and Over: Take 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If pain or fever does not respond to 1 caplet, 2 caplets may be used. Do not exceed 6 caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor. Children Under 12 Years: Ask a doctor. Store at 20-25 degrees C - 68-77 degrees F. Avoid excessive heat above 40 degrees C-104 degrees F. Read all WARNINGS and directions before use. Keep carton.
Advil side effects: Allergy Alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include hives, facial swelling, asthma - wheezing, shock, skin reddening, rash, blist. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away. Stomach Bleeding Warning: This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug - NSAID, which may cause stomach bleeding.The chance is higher if you are age 60 or older, have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems, take other drugs containing an NSAID - aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others, have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product, take more or for a longer time that directed. Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer, right before or after heart surgery. Ask a doctor before use if you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers, stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain, ulcers, bleeding problems, high blood pressure, heart or kidney, disease, taken a diuretic, reached age 60 or older. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other drug containing an NSAID - prescription or nonprescription taking a blood thinning - anticoagulant or steroid drug, under a doctor's care for any serious condition
taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
taking any other drug. When using this product take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
long term continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. Stop use and ask a doctor if you feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding, pain gets worse or lasts more than 3 days, stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
redness or swelling is present in the painful area, any new symptoms appear. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use if seal under bottle cap imprinted with Sealed For Your Protection is broken or missing.