Advil Migraine vs Excedrin Migraine

Advil Migraine
(OTC)
Excedrin Migraine
(OTC)
Advil Migraine is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Excedrin Migraine is an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.8
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Migraines
5.0
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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April 20, 1995
January 14, 1998
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
687 Discussions
8,281 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Migraines
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Pain
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Stomach Pain
#6 for Neck Pain
#7 for Swelling
Advil Migraine is approved for Migraines, Headaches and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Migraines
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Pain
Excedrin Migraine is approved for Migraines, Headaches and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Adv
Aura
7
Numbness
4
Light Sensitivity
4
Dehydration
3
Addiction
3
Tingling
3
Brain Tumor
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Drowsiness
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Exc
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Burning
1
Palpitations
1
Visual Disturbances
1
Itching
1
Brain Tumor
1
Flashing Lights
1
Blackouts
1
Bipolar Disorder
1
Cancer
1
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Advil Migraine
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Excedrin Migraine
Exc
Aura
Adv
Exc
7
0
Numbness
Adv
Exc
4
0
Light Sensitivity
Adv
Exc
4
0
Dehydration
Adv
Exc
3
0
Addiction
Adv
Exc
3
0
Tingling
Adv
Exc
3
0
Brain Tumor
Adv
Exc
2
1
High Blood Pressure
Adv
Exc
2
0
Drowsiness
Adv
Exc
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Adv
Exc
2
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Exc
Adv
5
2
Burning
Exc
Adv
1
0
Palpitations
Exc
Adv
1
0
Visual Disturbances
Exc
Adv
1
0
Itching
Exc
Adv
1
0
Brain Tumor
Exc
Adv
1
2
Flashing Lights
Exc
Adv
1
0
Blackouts
Exc
Adv
1
0
Bipolar Disorder
Exc
Adv
1
0
Cancer
Exc
Adv
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction 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.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Advil Migraine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Excedrin Migraine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Advil Migraine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Excedrin Migraine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 200 mg
Tablet: 250-250-65 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ibuprofen
Aspirin/Acetaminophen/Caffeine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advil Migraine and Excedrin Migraine: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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