Nonnarcotic analgesics:

Indications for: ADVIL DUAL ACTION

Temporary relief of minor aches and pains.

Adult Dosage:

2 caplets every 8hrs; max 6 caplets/24hrs.

Children Dosage:

<12yrs: consult physician.

ADVIL DUAL ACTION Contraindications:

Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

ADVIL DUAL ACTION Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding (esp. ≥60yrs old). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Asthma. Liver cirrhosis. Renal or hepatic disease. Reevaluate if pain persists or worsens after >10 days. Elderly. Pregnancy (esp. during ≥20 weeks): not recommended. Nursing mothers.

ADVIL DUAL ACTION Classification:

NSAID + analgesic/antipyretic.


Avoid other acetaminophen-containing products or pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day, or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics. Hepatotoxicity risk increased by chronic, heavy alcohol use.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/bleed, feel faint, rash, redness, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, chest pain, weakness, slurred speech, leg swelling), hepatotoxicity (overdosage), allergic reactions (discontinue if occur).

Generic Drug Availability:


How Supplied:

Caplets—2, 4, 8, 18, 24, 36, 50, 72, 90, 100, 144, 162, 180, 216, 240, 288