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  • The only pain killer I seem to need right now is Advil, which is a switch.

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  • A couple of years ago I started taking an 800 mg ibuprofen the generic for Advil, which is a prescription dose and is comparable to four of the 200 mg non-prescription Advil, before every round I played, or if I forgot, I would take one immediately after.

    Ditch your NSAID meds | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • About 3.3 million prescriptions for naproxen, sold under such names as Aleve, were filled at pharmacies in 2009 and 1.4 million for ibuprofen, also known as Advil and Motrin.

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  • I was raised by illegal-alien Irish immigrants who taught me that anything worth having is worth suffering for so the desire to clear up a heavy bout of back pain by ingesting a handful of Vitamin A (known as Advil to the occasional user) is well-worth whatever possible future damage it may do to my liver, brain or eyeballs (I'm not exactly sure of what side effects Advil may produce because I've never bothered to read the warnings on the label -- the print is too small and I can never find my glasses).

    Denis Leary: I Feel Good

  • So the conventional treatments for PMS range from anti-inflammatory drugs such as Advil or Aleve to birth control pills.

    Eliminate Suffering From PMS In 5 Simple Steps

  • As physicians we are trained to shut off inflammation with aspirin, anti-inflammatory medication such as Advil or Motrin, steroids and increasingly more powerful immune suppressing medication with serious side effects.

    Mark Hyman, MD: How to Stop Attacking Yourself: 9 Steps to Heal Autoimmune Disease

  • Taking multiple over-the-counter drugs can lead to overdoses if you inadvertently buy two or more drugs with different brand names — such as Advil for colds and Aleve for pain relief — but the same type of ingredients.

    Tip of the day: Prevent OTC overload

  • Taking multiple over-the-counter drugs can lead to overdoses if you inadvertently buy two or more drugs with different brand names—such as Advil for colds and Aleve for pain relief—but the same type of ingredients.

    Tip of the day: Prevent OTC overload

  • But I will stop calling my generic ibuprofen "Advil".

    genericized brand names: use a tissue, not a kleenex

  • But Wyeth has other core businesses: It is one of the top five biotech companies in the world, as well as a leading consumer franchise in brands such as Advil, Centrum and Robitussin.

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  • noun, trade name for ibuprofen, pain and anti-inflammatory medication

    June 26, 2009