Advil vs Motrin for Lower Back Pain

Advil
(OTC)
Motrin
(OTC)
Advil is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Motrin is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Lower Back Pain
4.0
Concern level
1.2
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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May 18, 1984
September 19, 1974
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
235,228 Discussions
190,308 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Cramping
#4 for Swelling
#5 for Fever
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Pain Relief
#9 for Flu
#10 for Teething
Advil is approved for Pain and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Fever
#3 for Teething
#4 for Headaches
#5 for Swelling
#6 for Cramping
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Flu
#10 for Pain Relief
Motrin is approved for Pain and Fever and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Adv
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Stomach Problems
3
Liver Damage
1
Hives
1
Aura
1
Ovarian Cysts
1
Gastritis
1
Brain Tumor
1
Kidney Failure
1
Blurred Vision
1
Mot
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Stomach Problems
2
Hives
1
Liver Damage
1
Tinnitus
1
Gastritis
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Blindness
1
GI Bleeding
1
Kidney Failure
1
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Advil
Adv
Motrin
Mot
Withdrawal Symptoms
Adv
Mot
5
4
Stomach Problems
Adv
Mot
3
2
Liver Damage
Adv
Mot
1
1
Hives
Adv
Mot
1
1
Aura
Adv
Mot
1
0
Ovarian Cysts
Adv
Mot
1
0
Gastritis
Adv
Mot
1
1
Brain Tumor
Adv
Mot
1
0
Kidney Failure
Adv
Mot
1
1
Blurred Vision
Adv
Mot
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mot
Adv
4
5
Stomach Problems
Mot
Adv
2
3
Hives
Mot
Adv
1
1
Liver Damage
Mot
Adv
1
1
Tinnitus
Mot
Adv
1
0
Gastritis
Mot
Adv
1
1
Stomach Irritation
Mot
Adv
1
0
Blindness
Mot
Adv
1
0
GI Bleeding
Mot
Adv
1
0
Kidney Failure
Mot
Adv
1
1
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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C Category C
Before taking Advil during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Motrin 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 and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Motrin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg
Drops: 50 mg/1.25 mL
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ibuprofen , Chlorpheniramine maleate/Pseudoephedrine hcl/Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advil and Motrin: 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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