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Advil PLUS Acetaminophen: A dual-action solution

Published on March 16, 2023 at 19:18 / Updated on June 18, 2024 at 14:34

Article written in collaboration with Familiprix and Advil

For certain conditions, such as the flu , the common cold, a headache or muscle pain, choosing the right medication to effectively relieve your symptoms can be challenging. Ibuprofen and acetaminophen are two distinct ingredients found in over-the-counter medications in your pharmacy that work differently for pain. What if the two ingredients were combined to give you maximum results?

The effects of ibuprofen

Through its anti-inflammatory properties, ibuprofen targets and relieves pain by stopping the production of a chemical called prostaglandin. Prostaglandin is released in the body when an injury or illness occurs; this is what causes pain

The effects of acetaminophen

With its analgesic and antipyretic (fever-reducing) properties, acetaminophen reduces pain by blocking signals from the central nervous system. It also lowers body temperature by acting on the hypothalamus, which controls the body's thermoregulation. 

Advil PLUS Acetaminophen

Advil PLUS Acetaminophen

Advil PLUS Acetaminophen is a dual-action solution that contains a combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen in a single tablet. Ibuprofen relieves pain at the source, while acetaminophen blocks the pain signal.

Advil PLUS Acetaminophen’s formula temporarily relieves many uncomfortable symptoms for approximately 8 hours, such as:

  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Back pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Menstrual pain
  • Pain and inflammation related to arthritis
  • Pain associated with the post-vaccination period
  • Fever.

The product is intended for adults and can help soothe your mild to moderate pain, improving how you feel every day.

Talk to your healthcare professional if you have any questions about Advil PLUS Acetaminophen to determine if it is right for you.

Stay healthy!


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