What is Advil Liqui-Gel?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Ibuprofen

See also: Advil

Advil® Liqui-Gels® is a brand name product that contains ibuprofen equal to 200 mg in a liquid gel formulation for more rapid effect. It is an nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used as a pain reliever and fever reducer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 29 11
Muscle and joint pain 21 6
Migraine headaches 10 1
Migraine 7 1
Degenerative disc disease 4 5
Headaches 3 0

Show all 23 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Advil Liqui-Gel

Side effect Patients
Acid reflux 1
Elevated potassium levels 1
Fever/chills 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Advil Liqui-Gel

Dosage Patients
200mg as needed 3
600 mg daily 1
400 mg twice daily 1
600 mg twice daily 1
400mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Advil Liqui-Gel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 5
Did not seem to work 3
Other 3
Course of treatment ended 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 11 patients who've stopped taking Advil Liqui-Gel

Duration

Currently taking Advil Liqui-Gel

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 5

Stopped taking Advil Liqui-Gel

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 3
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 15
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 11
Not specified 6
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2 patient evaluations for Advil Liqui-Gel

Feb 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 19, 2011 (Started Jan 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: High dosages of this medication - NSAIDS make me extremely ill. I am very sensitive to meds.

  • 0 helpful marks
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