Advil PM Pain Reliever/Nighttime Sleep-Aid Coated Caplets Coated Caplets
The multi-pain relieving power of Advil® plus a gentle sleep aid.
If aches and pains are keeping you up at night, Advil®PM can help you get the rest you need. It works by combining the powerful pain relief of Advil® with a gentle sleep aid. Whether you have occasional muscle aches, backache, minor arthritis pain or other aches or pains, you can rest assured with Advil®PM.
When aches and pains are keeping you up, nothing's proven better to help you get a good night's sleep.*
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Advil® PM Caplets
Active ingredients (in each caplet) Purposes
Diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg Nighttime sleep-aid
Ibuprofen 200 mg (NSAID)* Pain reliever
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
for relief of occasional sleeplessness when associated with minor aches and pains
helps you fall asleep and stay asleep
Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe 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 prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [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 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
stomach bleeding warning applies to you
you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, or asthma
you are taking a diuretic
you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
you have glaucoma
you have 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
under a doctor’s care for any continuing medical illness
taking any other antihistamines
taking aspirin for 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
the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed
Stop use and ask a doctor if
you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
have bloody or black stools
have stomach pain that does not get better
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.
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 the reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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.
read all warnings and directions before use. Keep card.
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
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