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Advil
Motrin IB
Top 42%2,264 points
Top 42%
Top 42%2,264 points
Top 42%
Advil
Motrin IB

Advil vs Motrin IB: 28 facts in comparison

1. ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.
200mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg
200mg

2. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Advil
Motrin IB
58% have it

3. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.
Advil
Motrin IB
96% have it

4. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Advil
Motrin IB
65% have it

5. maximum capsules daily

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
6
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48
6

6. paracetamol

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.
0mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg
0mg

7. Targets rheumatic pain

Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
Advil
Motrin IB
37% have it

8. Is anti-inflammatory

Anti- inflammatory drugs are particularly good for things like muscle and joint pain, as they not only block out the pain but also target the cause.
Advil
Motrin IB
69% have it

9. Not linked to low blood pressure

Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
Advil
Motrin IB
51% have it

10. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years
12years

11. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Advil
Motrin IB
94% have it

12. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
Advil
Motrin IB
76% have it

13. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Advil
Motrin IB
57% have it

14. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Advil
Motrin IB
88% have it

15. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Advil
Motrin IB
79% have it

16. pills per box

A higher number of pills per box may imply that the product is more safe than others. Many painkillers are regulated so that a person may not buy more than a certain amount at any one time.
50
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365
100

17. Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
Advil
Motrin IB
73% have it

18. consecutive days

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.
10
Tylenol PM: 14
10

19. Targets headaches

The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.
Advil
Motrin IB

20. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
0mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg
0mg

21. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg
0mg

22. codeine

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg
0mg

23. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Advil
Motrin IB

24. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg
0mg

25. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
0mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg
0mg

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