Advil PM Caplets - 40 ea
- Advil PM caplets combine the trusted pain relieving power of Advil with a gentle sleep aid to help you get a good night’s sleep.
- Whether backache, minor arthritis and other joint pain, or other minor nighttime aches and pains are keeping you up, Advil PM caplets help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
- Pain Reliever (NSAID*) / Nighttime Sleep-Aid
- 40 Coated Caplets (Capsule-Shaped Tablets)
- For the relief of occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pain.
- Helps you fall asleep and stay asleep.
- Do not take more than directed
- Do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings)
- Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets at bedtime
- Do not take more than 2 caplets in 24 hours
- Read all warnings and directions before use. Keep carton.
- Store at 20-25° C (68-77°F)
- Avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
- Do not use if seal under bottle cap imprinted with "Sealed for your protection" is broken or missing.
Active Ingredients: Diphenhydramine Citrate (38 mg) (Nighttime Sleep-Aid), Ibuprofen (200 mg) (NSAID*) (PainReliever)
Inactive Ingredients: Calcium Stearate, Carnauba Wax, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Croscarmellose Sodium, FD&C Blue 2, FD&C Blue 2 Aluminum Lake, Glyceryl Behenate, Hypromellose, Lactose Monohydrate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polydextrose, Polyethylene Glycol, Pregelatinized Starch, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Starch, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide
- Allergy Alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include: hives, facial swelling, asthma (wheezing), shock, skin reddening, rash, blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away. Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you: are age 60 or older, have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems, take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug, take other drugs containing an ASAID (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen or others), have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product, take more or for a longer time than directed.
Do not use if you
- have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer unless you have the time for a full night's sleep in children under 12 years of age right before or after heart surgery with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin if you have sleeplessness without pain.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
- a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers.
- stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach or stomach pain ulcers, bleeding problems, high blood pressure, heart or kidney disease taken a diuretic reached age 60 or older glaucoma trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
- taking sedatives or tranquilizers, or any other sleep-aid
- taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription)
- under a doctor's care for any continuing medical illness
- taking any other antihistamines
- taking a a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
- taking aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
- taking any other drug.
When using this product
- drowsiness will occur
- avoid alcoholic drinks
- do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery
- take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
- long term continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- you feel faint, vomit blood, or have bloody or black stool. These are signs of stomach bleeding.
- pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of a serious underlying medical illness.
- stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
- redness or swelling is present in the painful area
- any new symptoms appear
- If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Customer Questions and Answers:
Q1. How are Advil PM products different than other nighttime pain relievers?
- Advil PM products were the first nighttime pain reliever with ibuprofen. Whether you have occasional muscle aches, a backache, minor arthritis pain or other aches and pains, the ibuprofen in Advil PM products can relieve your pain and works together with a gentle sleep aid to help you get a better night's sleep.
Q2. Why do I need a pain reliever with a sleep aid?
- If pain is keeping you from falling asleep, a product that combines a pain reliever with a sleep aid (like Advil PM) can help ease your pain and help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
Q3. How does pain affect the ability to sleep?
- Pain cannot only delay the onset of sleep, it can cause frequent or early morning awakenings and prevent you from getting the deep, restful sleep you need. That’s why, even if you do get some shut-eye, you may not feel rested.
Q4. What is the recommended dosage for Advil PM caplets?
- The recommended dose of Advil PM caplets is two caplets at bedtime, for adults and children 12 years and older. The two caplet dose contains a combined total of 400 mg of ibuprofen and 76 mg of diphenhydramine citrate. You should not take more than 2 capsules in 24 hours. Stop use and ask a doctor if: pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days or if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks.
Q5. What is the recommended dosage for Advil PM Liqui-Gels?
- The recommended dose of Advil PM Liqui-Gels is two capsules at bedtime, for adults and children 12 years and older. The two capsule dose contains a combined total of 400 mg of ibuprofen and 50 mg of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. You should not take more than 2 capsules in 24 hours. Stop use and ask a doctor if: pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days or if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks.
Q6. What are the package sizes for Advil PM products?
- Advil PM caplets are available in package sizes of 120, 80, 40 and 20 caplets. Plus, there’s a convenient travel size of 4 caplets.
- Advil PM Liqui-Gels are available in package sizes of 16 and 32 capsules.
Q7.What is the definition of “solubilized ibuprofen”?
- "Solubilized ibuprofen" is ibuprofen that has been completely dissolved in a liquid center inside a soft capsule shell. In the case of Advil PM Liqui-Gels, the solubilized ibuprofen is in a liquid center inside a soft capsule shell.
Q8.Do Advil PM products contain aspirin?
Q9. What are NSAIDs?
- NSAIDs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are a group of chemical compounds that often are chemically unrelated but share therapeutic actions such as analgesic (pain-relieving) and antipyretic (used to prevent or reduce fever) effects.
Q10. What are the active ingredients in Advil PM caplets?
- Each Advil PM caplet contains 200 mg of ibuprofen and 38 mg of diphenhydramine citrate, a gentle sleep aid. The ibuprofen relieves pain over several hours, while the diphenhydramine helps you get a full night’s sleep. The combination of these ingredients not only reduces your pain, it shortens the time it takes to fall asleep and increases the duration of your sleep. The result: a better night's sleep.
Q11. What are the active ingredients in Advil PM Liqui-Gels?
- Each Advil PM Liqui-Gels capsule contains 200 mg of ibuprofen and 25 mg of diphenhydramine hydrochloride, a gentle sleep aid. The ibuprofen relieves pain over several hours, while the diphenhydramine helps you get a full night’s sleep. The combination of these ingredients not only reduces your pain, it shortens the time it takes to fall asleep and increases the duration of your sleep. The result: a better night's sleep.
Q12. What is the safety history of the ingredients in Advil PM products?
- The two active ingredients in Advil PM products, ibuprofen and diphenhydramine, have a long history of safe and effective use when used as directed. Ibuprofen has been used for over 25 years, and diphenhydramine has been used for over 50 years.
Q13. Can I use Advil PM products beyond the expiration date?
- It is not recommended to use the product past its expiration date, as the effectiveness of the ingredients is only assured until the date printed on the package.
Q14. Do I have to take Advil PM products with food?
- It is not necessary to take Advil PM products with food, however, take them with food or milk if an upset stomach occurs. Consult your physician before taking any analgesic if you have a sensitive stomach or a history of stomach problems such as heartburn, upset stomach or stomach pain.
Q15. Can Advil PM products be taken with herbal supplements?
- Herbal supplements may contain complex formulations of ingredients that can interact with medications. Therefore, it is recommended that before taking Advil PM products you should consult your physician or pharmacist about any herbal supplements that you are taking.
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