Advil

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Manufacturer: Pfizer

Type: OTC

Advil belongs to Non steroidal anti inflammatory drug.

Active ingredient for advil is ibuprofen. It is usually prescribed as analgesic and anti inflammatory.

Advil is available as advil tablets and advil liquid capsules. (advil, Advil film coated tablets, Advil liquid gel, Advil migraine.

Advil belongs to FDA pregnancy category C during 1st and 2nd trimester.

Animal studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. This means that this medication harmful affect on fetus in not ruled out. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

Advil belongs to FDA pregnancy category D during 3rd trimester from 30th week of gestation.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk  based on studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. This means that there is a positive evidence of risk to unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

For uses, side effects, precautions, dosage refer ibuprofen

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Advil is used for the relief

Muscle pain

Back pain

Chronic myofascial pain

Fever

Headache

Migraine

Period pain

Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

Sciatica

Gout

Dental pain

 

Other brands contain ibuprofen are

Motrin

IBU

Written by: healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: November 12, 2014