Advil 12 Hour

Formulation : Tablet
Dosage : 600mg
Quantity : 96
Prescription Required
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Advil 12 hour is a pain-relieving medication used to reduce fever and pain caused by inflammation from arthritis, muscle aches, and headaches as well as other causes.

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that inhibits certain chemicals in your body that contribute to your inflammatory response. This action helps reduce pain, swelling, and fever caused by various conditions including arthritis, colds or flus, muscle aches, menstrual cramps, or headaches. Thanks to its extended-release tablet form, Advil 12 hour offers effective relief for the entire day.

Dosage and Administration

The dose of Advil 12 hour that is prescribed will vary depending on the individual and the cause of your discomfort. Read all packaging instructions and follow your healthcare provider’s directions carefully to ensure the best results from use. Do not take more Advil than prescribed or for longer than recommended.

  • Swallow tablets whole, do not crush or chew
  • Can be taken with or without food
  • Take with food, milk, or an antacid if it upsets your stomach
  • If using as needed to treat pain, take as soon as signs of pain appear for the best results
  • Adults should take 1 Advil 12 hour tablet every 12 hours as needed
  • Do not take 2 tablets at once or more than 2 tablets every 24 hours
  • Advil 12 hour should not be used longer than 3 days to treat a fever or 5 days to reduce pain
  • Advil 12 hour may take up to 2 weeks to provide its full pain-relieving benefits for certain conditions such as arthritis
  • If taking to reduce a fever, contact your healthcare provider if your fever worsens or lasts more than 3 days
  • If taking for pain relief, tell your healthcare provider if your pain worsens or continues past 5 days
  • Patients should take the lowest dose necessary for the shortest amount of time needed
  • Store at room temperature away from children and pets

Side Effects

Advil 12 hour may cause some side effects to develop while affecting your body’s inflammatory response. Speak with your healthcare provider to learn more about any symptoms that you might have during treatment.

Common Advil 12 hour side effects:

  • Upset stomach

Serious Side Effects

Some more serious adverse effects may occur during treatment with Advil 12 hour. Stop using this medication and contact your healthcare provider right away if you develop any of the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nause, vomiting
  • Bloating, diarrhea, constipation
  • Ringing or buzzing ears
  • Nervousness, insomnia
  • Dizziness
  • Changes in vision
  • Itching
  • Fluid retention
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing, difficulty breathing, tightness in your chest
  • Hives
  • Swelling
  • Itching
  • Skin redness, blisters
  • Blood in your vomit, bloody or black stools
  • Jaundice

Allergic Reactions

Do not take Advil 12 hour if you are allergic to ibuprofen, acetylsalicylic acid, other salicylates, or any other NSAIDs. Stop taking this medication and call your healthcare provider right away if you notice any of the following signs of an allergic reaction:

  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling face, lips, tongue, or throat


  • Do not take Advil 12 hour if you have any of the following conditions:
    • Active or recurrent stomach ulcers or bleeding
    • Active inflammatory bowel disease
    • If you are using other NSAIDs including other medicines containing ibuprofen
    • Swelling of the inside of your nose
    • If you are dehydrated because of vomiting, diarrhea, or lack of water
    • Severe high blood pressure
    • Severe coronary artery disease
    • Serious liver or kidney disease
    • Lupus
  • Do not take Advil 12 hour right before or after having heart surgery.
  • To ensure your safety when taking Advil 12 hour, tell your healthcare provider if you have ever had any of the following:
    • Heart failure
    • High blood pressure
    • Irritation of your gastrointestinal tract including history of peptic ulcer
    • Stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
    • Kidney problems
  • Avoid drinking large amounts of alcohol while taking Advil 12 hour because it can increase your risk of developing gastrointestinal problems including bleeding.
  • Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using Advil 12 hour. The medication may affect you or your child when used during these times.
  • Some drugs may interact with Advil 12 hour and cause adverse effects. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines that you take, including over the counter medications, but especially any of the following:
    • Acetylsalicylic acid
    • Any other NSAIDs
    • Acetaminophen
    • Digoxin
    • Insulin and oral diabetes medications
    • Blood thinner medication
    • Blood pressure medicine
    • Lithium
    • Diuretics
    • antibiotics
    • Steroid medicines
    • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Advil 12 hour is not approved for use in those under the age of 18.

Form and Strength

This pain-relief medication is available in tablet form.

  • Advil 12 hour tablet strength:
    • 600mg

The 600mg Advil 12 hour tablets are available in quantities of 64 and 96.


How many Advil 12 hour can I take?

It is recommended that you take no more than 1 Advil 12 hour tablet every 12 hours and no more than 2 tablets within 24 hours. The medication is formulated to provide fast relief that lasts for 12 hours. Speak with your healthcare provider to learn more about your dosing schedule for the best results.

How does 12 hour Advil work?

Advil 12 hour uses ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, to reduce pain, inflammation, and fever. The medication does this by inhibiting chemicals that cause you to swell and feel pain. Thanks to the special tablet formulation, Advil 12 hour offers quick relief that lasts for 12 hours.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Advil 12 Hour

Scientific Name:


Other Names:

Advil 12 hour



Quantities Available:

64, 96