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Common Swelling treatments discussed around the web
Ibuprofen 25,957 Tylenol 17,638 Prednisone 16,330
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Advil
VS.
Ibuprofen
Other name: Ibuprofen (Ibuprofen)
Other name: Advil (Advil)
6 / 10
Satisfaction
5 / 10
Satisfaction
197,707
Discussions around the web
Discussions
395,711
Discussions around the web
Discussions
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by discussions around the web
Pain
Headaches
Cramping
Swelling
Fever
Migraines
Inflammation
Back Pain
Pain Relief
Teething
Flu
Arthritis
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Pain
Headaches
Swelling
Inflammation
Cramping
Fever
Pain Relief
Migraines
Back Pain
Teething
Arthritis
Flu
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Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Advil is a brand of ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Advil is manufactured by Pfizer and has been on the market since 1984...
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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Top Concerns
Adv
Numbness
7
Depression
6
Addiction
5
Withdrawal
5
Stomach Problems
3
Dehydrated
2
Blood Clots
2
Rash
2
Sleepy
2
Tingling
2
Top Concerns
Ibu
Numbness
7
Depression
5
Addiction
5
Withdrawal
4
Stomach Problems
3
Rash
3
Blood Clots
3
Dehydrated
3
Sleepy
2
Tingling
2
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Ibuprofen
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Numbness
Adv
Ibu
7
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Depression
Adv
Ibu
6
5
Addiction
Adv
Ibu
5
5
Withdrawal
Adv
Ibu
5
4
Stomach Problems
Adv
Ibu
3
3
Dehydrated
Adv
Ibu
2
3
Blood Clots
Adv
Ibu
2
3
Rash
Adv
Ibu
2
3
Sleepy
Adv
Ibu
2
2
Tingling
Adv
Ibu
2
2
Numbness
Ibu
Adv
7
7
Depression
Ibu
Adv
5
6
Addiction
Ibu
Adv
5
5
Withdrawal
Ibu
Adv
4
5
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Adv
3
3
Rash
Ibu
Adv
3
2
Blood Clots
Ibu
Adv
3
2
Dehydrated
Ibu
Adv
3
2
Sleepy
Ibu
Adv
2
2
Tingling
Ibu
Adv
2
2
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About Advil
Advil is a brand of ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Advil is manufactured by Pfizer and has been on the market since 1984...
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Advil
About Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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Post from
www.acne.org
" ...it contains Ibuprofin and is very good for inflammation. I've taken it and it has helped relieve swelling... "

" ...first one. Anyway, I started taking Advil and it helped a lot with the pain and swelling. I read up on it and Ibuprofen helps with inflammation so ...th... "

" ...allergic to Advil? Every time I have to take ibuprofen for inflammation and pain I have a problem with my feet and ankles swelling. It's the only thing that helps, but then... "

Post from
www.autismweb.com
" ...Ibuprofen works throughout the body, not just the brain. Recently I had this bug bite that was red and swollen. I took some Advil. Within an hour the swelling was reduced ...give regular ibupro... "

Post from
www.medhelp.org
" ...told me to stop taking Advil and that it causes bleeding and isn't good. She said to go back to the Hydrocodone , but it gives me bad constipation. The advil helps and I want this underarm... "

" ...ibuprofen/Advil. It has an antinflammatory, which helps swelling (tylenol/acetamenophin)... "

" ...lc menu today. Zer, Advil ie: ibuprophen is the best anti inflamatory drug ...the over the counter Advil if you can't get a refill. Dh has bad authritis and prefers Advil for pain relief as wel... "

" ...And to take 800 mgs of ibuprofen 3 times ...am taking 4 advil (well, the Costco version!) with breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday. It's day 3 of this routine and it is definitely helping. I wa... "

" ...This makes me think that ibuprofen reduces pain ...that caused me pain. The swelling was caused by white blood cells rushing to the area to repair the damage. Is my supposition that Advil ... "

Post from
allnurses.com
" ...he was allergic to Advil but he could take ibuprofen. Explained that ...sunk in. Doc gave him a script for ibuprofen and ... "

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