Advil Liqui Gels Capsule

Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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What is Advil Liqui Gels?

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule is used for Joints pain, Muscles pain, Back pain, Headache, Pain in nerves, Pain in teeth and other conditions. Advil Liqui Gels Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Advil Liqui Gels Capsule contains Ibuprofen as an active ingredient.
Advil Liqui Gels Capsule works by blocking the production of a prostaglandin that is released in the body during pain.
Detailed information related to Advil Liqui Gels Capsule's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule Uses

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Composition and Active Ingredients

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Advil Liqui Gels Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Avoid taking alcohol or salicylates to prevent bleeding
  • Consult your doctor if you develop blurred vision, ringing or roaring in ears
  • Consult your doctor if you have systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Inform your doctor if you have bruising or bleeding
  • Take the drug with a meal or snack to prevent upset stomach

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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Advil Liqui Gels Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Advil Liqui Gels Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Aspirin
  • Corticosteroids
  • Cyclosporine
  • Lithium drugs
  • Methotrexate
  • Mifepristone
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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Advil Liqui Gels Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Advil Liqui Gels Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Active peptic ulcer
  • Aspirin
  • Breastfeeding
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Neonates with congenital heart disease
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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Advil Liqui Gels Capsule safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    No
  • Is Advil Liqui Gels Capsule safe while breastfeeding?
    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Advil Liqui Gels Capsule medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Advil Liqui Gels Capsule. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Advil Liqui Gels Capsule

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
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Overdosage of Advil Liqui Gels Capsule

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Advil Liqui Gels Capsule, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
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Storage of Advil Liqui Gels Capsule

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Advil Liqui Gels Capsule.
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Expired Advil Liqui Gels Capsule

  • Taking a single dose of expired Advil Liqui Gels Capsule is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
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Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Packages and Strengths

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule is available in the following packages and strengths
Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Packages: 20
Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Strengths: 400Mg

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies
  • Pfizer Labs

Advil Liqui Gels Capsule - Demographic Information

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  12. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. Put your medicines up and away and out of sight - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
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  17. Harvard Medical School (2016). Drug Expiration Dates - Do They Mean Anything? - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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