Advil Pm

(Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen)

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Relieves pain and helps you sleep.

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Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen) works well at relieving pain and also helps you sleep.

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Quick facts about Advil PM
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (diphenhydramine / ibuprofen)

Upsides

  • Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen) works well when you have a cold or the flu, but can also be used for backaches, minor arthritis, and joint pain.
  • Can be used for anyone 12 years or older.
  • Isn't habit-forming like some other pain medicines and sleep aids.
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Downsides

  • The pain reliever (ibuprofen) can interact with other medications and make health problems like stomach bleeding and ulcers worse.
  • The antihistamine (diphenhydramine) can make you feel groggy the next morning.
  • Can only take one dose in 24 hours.
  • Can increase the risk of falls, so elderly people shouldn't use it.
How it works

Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen) is a combination medicine that treats cold and flu symptoms. Ibuprofen is an NSAID that relieves pain and reduces fever. Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that treats runny nose and watery eyes and helps you sleep.

Quick facts about Advil PM
  • Drug class: Respiratory
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (diphenhydramine / ibuprofen)

Dosage forms

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Side effect rates for Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen)

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Risks and Warnings for Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • History of stomach bleeding or ulcers
    • Age 60 years or older
    • Taking aspirin, NSAIDs, or blood thinners
    • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day

    Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen) contains aspirin, which can cause serious problems including inflammation, bleeding, and ulcers in the stomach or intestines. The longer you take Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen), the higher the risk is. If you notice blood or a dark/black color in your stool, tell your doctor right away.

Common concerns from people taking Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen)

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Pregnancy

The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
FDA pregnancy category for Advil PM
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Interactions
  • The pain reliever (ibuprofen) can interact with other medications and make health problems like stomach bleeding and ulcers worse.
Alcohol
  • Don't take Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen) with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
Pain
  • Isn't habit-forming like some other pain medicines and sleep aids.
Sleep
  • Diphenhydramine makes you tired, so take Advil Pm (Diphenhydramine / Ibuprofen) before you go to sleep.
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    Reviewed Advil PMon 1/25/2017 Worked for a headache and really needed to sleep. Especially being aspirins don't work for me.
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