Active Ingredient(s): Ibuprofen
FDA Approved: * May 18, 1984
Pharm Company: * WYETH CONS
Category: Pain Relief

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Advil Overview

Ibuprofen is a medication in the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class that is used for treating pain, fever, and inflammation.[7] This includes painful menstrual periods, migraines, and rheumatoid arthritis.[7] It may also be used to close a patent ductus arteriosus in a premature baby.[7] It can be used by mouth or intravenously.[7] It typically begins working within an hour.[7] Common side effects i...

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red pill with only 51 imprint

I found an oblong pill with the imprint 51 on it. It's kind of like the marroonish color of an advil..I have done a Google search and can't seem to find any info. If anyone knows what this pill could be please let me know. Thank you. ## I've had several people ask about this tablet and I still can't find anything definitive on it. Thus, I am wondering if it may be something that is available over the counter, such medications are usually not listed in the FDA or NIH databases. The closest I've been able to find, so far, has P 51 on it and is a red gel cap that contains Decussate, which is used as a laxative and stool softener. It's typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, bloating, abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Does anyone else recognize this pill? ...

V One Side Yellow Pill 3601 Compared To M367 Both At 10 325 In Strength

I was normally given the yellow v 3601-10/325pill & at CVS yesterday they gave me a white oblong pill with # M367 on the front also 10/325 in strength . The white oblong does not work for me as well as the yellow v pill. Why not ? I've been thru this with CVS before & even changed CVS locations just to get the yellow v pill. Now that CVS is giving me the white oblong M367. What can I do about it??? They say yellow pill will be out of stock til later. It's sooo frustrating! ## There can be slight fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredients from one generic to another. For most people the changes are insignificant and have no effect, but you may be sensitive to them. In most cases, if you wait a couple of weeks, your body will adjust to the new ones. Learn more No...

yellow pill apo 500

how long does it take to work and can you take Advil with it ? ## Before I can answer this, I need to know if the APO and 500 are on the same side of the tablet or opposites? Also what country is it from? ## Do any other letters appear on the inscription or opposite side of the pill such as MET, CIP, GAB ?? If NOT ... I have searched around and so far the closest pill which I have found to resemble your description is: " Each yellow, capsule-shaped, biconvex tablet, scored and identified 'APO 500' on one side, contains naproxen 500 mg " [1] So my best guess at this point is that it is called Apo-naproxen from Canada, containing, of course, Naproxen 500 mg as stated above. If that sounds like what you have then you should NOT take Advil with it, as Advil (Ibuprofen) is an...

How long after taking an advil can i take methylprednisolone?

I took an advil for a headache at 2pm and ate dinner but I am not sure if I should take the methylprednisolone (6 pills) or wait 24 hours for the advil to leave my system? ## They are not in the same medication class, but what has your prescriber advised? Have you been told not to combine them? In many cases, they are taken together, since the Methylprednisolone may cause headaches as a side effect, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, acne, mood changes, and weight changes. It would be best to follow your doctor's instructions. Is there something else I could help with?

amox tr k clv 875 125mg and Advil Cold & Sinus medication together?

I am on my first day of amox tr k clv 875-125 mg for a ten day course to treat a cold. The runny nose and coughing is making it hard to sleep and get the needed rest. Can I take Advil Cold and Sinus medication while taking Amox Tr K CLV 875-125 mg? Thanks. ## Hello, Jay! How are you feeling? Sorry that you're sick. However, this is an antibiotic and will do nothing to treat a cold. Antibiotics are only effective against bacteria and a cold is caused by a virus. And actually, taking it when it is not appropriate and needed could cause you to develop antibiotic resistant bacteria. Did your doctor prescribe it? And no, the antibiotic shouldn't be taken with the Ibuprofen in the Advil Cold & Sinus, because they can both increase the available levels of the other in your body, wh...

Throat Infection And Fever Body Pain

FOR TWO DAYS THROAT INFECTION AND FEVER BODY PAIN ## Have you seen a doctor for this? There are several things that can cause such problems and if it is an infection, you will more than likely require an antibiotic, which can only be prescribed by a doctor. Such symptoms could be cause by the flu virus, in which case, it is not an infection and, while you can treat the symptoms, it just has to run its course. ## suffering from throat pain, body pain ## Lots of possibilities. Ask yourself these questions: Have you been around anyone with similar symptoms within 3-7 days; are you immunocompromised due to any medications and/or illness; have you or are you willing to they otc remedies such as Nyquil, dayquil, Advil cold and sinus, etc; are you prone to allergies (the time for pollen and ot...

Tooth ache and apo amoxi clav

I have severe tooth pain for which Advil only works for about an hour. The pain started suddenly, How long will it take amox clav 625 mgs to work? ## Hello, Jerseygirl! How are you? This is an antibiotic, not a pain reliever and it will take about 3 days for it to start working to eradicate the bacteria, though you shouldn't experience any worsening after the first 24 hours. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take Advil after taking Apo-Amoxi,Clavulanic. I have bad toothaches.

can I give advil pm to my 11 year old?

I would like to give my 11 year old daughter an Advil PM 200 mg so she can sleep. ## Can I give my 10 year old a Advil pm cause her head been hurting since like 2 ## In young children, it is best not to give them any medication, without their pediatrician's approval. Are either of your children on any other medications? The FDA lists the side effects of this one as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and stomach irritation. Tee, the PM formulation will cause her to sleep, so it might not be the best choice. She may better of just taking Tylenol, or Advil, if her doctor approves. Lizzie what is the dosage of the other ingredient?

looks like advil but round and has a 1-2 on it

looks like advil in color and is round and has a 1/2 imprinted on it ## do you know what it is? i found one in my brother's room and don't know if i should worry. ## It's Ibuprofen, 200 MG Hence the I for Ibuprofen, and the 2 for 200 ## Walter is correct, this company uses the same imprint on several different shapes, and colors of the same medication, which is 200mgs of Ibuprofen. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation, and increased risk of bleeding. Is there anything else I can help with?

small round cream colored pill with C 75 on one side

The pill is round, biconvex, cream colored, with C 75 on one side, no score line. Found it in a medication bottle, among the Advil pills. ## There is a tablet that matches this description that is manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo Inc, which they list as containing 5mgs of Amlodipine, and 40mgs of Olmesartan, it is available under the trade name Azor. It is most commonly used to high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Was it a prescription strength of Advil, or an over the counter bottle?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 200mg, eq 200mg free acid and potassium, eq 200mg free acid and potassium salt
  • Drops: 50mg/1.25ml
  • Injection: 20mg/2ml (10mg/ml), 400mg + 4ml, 800mg + 8ml
  • Solution: 400mg/4ml (100mg/ml), 800mg/200ml (4mg/ml), 800mg/8ml (100mg/ml)
  • Suspension: 100mg/5ml, 50mg/1.25ml
  • Suspension/drops: 40mg/ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 200mg, 200mg + 10mg, 200mg + 10mg + 4mg, 256mg, 300mg, 400mg, 600mg, 800mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 100mg, 50mg
  • Unknown: Unknown
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Advil: (19 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0573-0133 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0134 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0149 Advil 200 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0150 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0151 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0154 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0160 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0161 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0165 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0166 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-0169 Advil 200 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-1711 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
  • 0573-1769 Advil 200 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Wyeth Consumer Healthcare LLC
  • 52904-786 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Company
  • 52904-790 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Company
  • 52904-791 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Company
  • 52904-794 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Company
  • 66715-9700 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc.
  • 67751-146 Advil 200 mg Oral Tablet by Navajo Manufacturing Company Inc.

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