Active ingredients: ibuprofen
What it is used for
Temporary relief of acute pain where inflammation is present such as back, neck and muscle pain. Temporary relief of headache, migraine headache, tension headache, period pain, dental pain, arthritis pain, rheumatic pain, tennis elbow pain, sore throat, sinus pain, and pain associated with the common cold and flu. Reduces fever.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Pinkish-brown, sugar-coated capsule shaped tablet, smooth in texture, with a polished surface. "Advil" printed on one side, in black ink.
Do I need a prescription?
The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
- 40, 48, 50, 90, 96, 100 pack
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is
- 2, 6, 10, 12, 20, 24 pack
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ibuprofen
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems