Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief

Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief treats the symptoms of colds, sinus congestion, and the flu. If you have high blood pressure, this medication may not be safe to use. Ask your doctor before taking it

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Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief Overview

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Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief is an over the counter medication used to treat the symptoms of colds, sinus congestion, and the flu.

It is a single product containing 3 medications: ibuprofen, phenylephrine, and chlorpheniramine. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which work by providing pain/headache relief. Phenylephrine belongs to a group of drugs called nasal decongestants, which work by narrowing the blood vessels and reducing the swelling inside your nasal passage. Chlorpheniramine belongs to a group of drugs called Histamine H1 Antagonists (antihistamine). It works by blocking the action of histamine and allergy symptoms. 

This medication comes in a tablet form and is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours with food.

Common side effects of Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief include stomach upset, fast heart rate and shakiness. Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief can also cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief affects you. 

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  • Arthritis, Juvenile
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Generics

Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief consists of multiple generic medications. The generic medications are listed below.

Chlorphenamine

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Ibuprofen

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Phenylephrine

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Advil Allergy & Congestion Relief Drug Class

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