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Name:Advil Migraine
Manufacturer:Pfizer Consumer Healthcare
Category:Over-the-counter (OTC) Marketed Drugs

ADVIL MIGRAINE (ibuprofen)

ADVIL MIGRAINE - ibuprofen capsule, liquid filled 
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare


ADVIL MIGRAINE (ibuprofen)



Solubilized ibuprofen equal to 200 mg ibuprofen (NSAID)*

(present as the free acid and potassium salt)

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Pain reliever


  • treats migraine


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 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
  • right before or after heart surgery

Ask a doctor before use if

  • you have never had migraines diagnosed by a health professional
  • you have a headache that is different from your usual migraines
  • you have the worst headache of your life
  • you have fever and stiff neck
  • you have headaches beginning after or caused by head injury, exertion, coughing or bending
  • you have experienced your first headache after the age of 50
  • you have daily headaches
  • you have a migraine so severe as to require bed rest
  • 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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
  • taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
  • taking any other drug

When using this product

  • 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:
    • feel faint
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • migraine headache pain is not relieved or gets worse after the first dose
  • 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.


  • do not take more than directed
  • the smallest effective dose should be used

  • take 2 capsules with a glass of water
  • if symptoms persist of worsen, ask your doctor
  • do not take more than 2 capsules in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
under 18 years of age
  • ask a doctor


  • each capsule contains: potassium 20 mg
  • read all directions and warnings before use. Keep carton.
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)


D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C green no. 3, FD&C red no. 40, gelatin, light mineral oil, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, potassium hydroxide, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol


Call toll-free 1-800-88-ADVIL


The product packaging shown below represents a sample of that currently in use. Additional packaging may also be available.


Solubilized Ibuprofen Capsules, 200 mg

Pain Reliever (NSAID)

40 Liquid Filled Capsules

Liquid Filled Capsules

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Do Not Use if seal under bottle cap imprinted with “SEALED for YOUR PROTECTION” is broken or missing.


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Distributed by: Wyeth Consumer Healthcare

Madison, NJ 07940 USA ©2009 Wyeth


Advil MIGRAINE Packaging

ibuprofen capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0573-0168
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
ibuprofen (ibuprofen) ibuprofen 200 mg
Product Characteristics
Color BROWN (translucent brown) Score no score
Shape OVAL (soft gelatin capsule) Size 17mm
Flavor Imprint Code Advil
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:0573-0168-20 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
1 20 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED ( CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (0573-0168-20)
2 NDC:0573-0168-30 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
2 40 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED ( CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (0573-0168-30)
3 NDC:0573-0168-32 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
3 52 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED ( CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (0573-0168-32)

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NDA NDA020402 03/16/2000

Labeler - Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (828831730)

Revised: 06/2010 Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

Reproduced with permission of U.S. National Library of Medicine

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