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Ad·vil

 (ăd′vĭl)
A trademark for the drug ibuprofen.
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Noun1.Advil - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyreticAdvil - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
propanoic acid, propionic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Although (http://www.ibtimes.com/how-much-ibuprofen-too-much-2541426) taking too much of over-the-counter medications like ibuprofen, which is found in Advil and Motrin, can cause (http://www.medicaldaily.com/advil-vs-tylenol-liver-damage-risk-symptoms-ibuprofen-and-acetaminophen-404529) side effects like gastrointestinal bleeding, there are still a lot of people out there who take more than the recommended daily or weekly dose of the drugs.
Most Promoted Analgesics Brands (Circulars) Advil 15.8% Aleve 10.9% Tylenol 10.4% Bayer 7.5% Motrin 5.4% Excedrin 4.2% Signature Care 4.0% Quil 3.9% Top Care 3.4% Aspercreme 2.7% Note: Table made from bar graph.
Part of the reason for the pain is that the standard painkiller for an IUD insertion is Advil (ibuprofen), taken two hours before the procedure.
17 (BNA): The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) has withdrawn Advil Suspension of batch J89260, featuring expiry date 31/10/2016, from outlets in Bahrain at the demand of the manufacturing company Pfizer.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention has ordered to recall two lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children because of a potential risk of inconsistencies in the dosage of the product, Dr.
Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Health and Prevention withdrew Children's Advil Suspension from the market following request from the manufacture, Pfizer, due to safety concerns.
The top three brand owners in analgesics, namely Wyeth Consumer Healthcare (with major brands including Advil (ibuprofen) and Robaxacet), McNeil Consumer Healthcare (with Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin) and Bayer (Aspirin and Aleve (naproxen)), held 31%, 21% and 16% value shares respectively in 2015.
Is taking a couple of days off along with some Advil or Aleve a good first step?
If you automatically reach for a Tylenol or Advil when you feel a twinge of pain or headache, perhaps you should think twice next time.
Ireland-based Perrigo Company has received final approval for its abbreviated new drug application for ibuprofen and phenylephrine hydrochloride tablets, 200 mg/10 mg (over-the-counter), the store brand equivalent to Advil Congestion Relief Tablets, 200 mg/10 mg, from the US Food and Drug Administration, it was reported yesterday.