According to WebMD, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Advil, should not be taken for abdominal pain due to the risk of stomach irritation or bleeding. Acetaminophen-based pain relievers, including Tylenol, a... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

A headache is pain or discomfort that occurs in the head, scalp or upper neck, and a stomach ache is a lingering or sudden sharp pain that occurs in the abdominal area. The abdominal area is often referred to as the "sto... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

To treat a stomach ache, MedlinePlus suggests sipping water or clear fluids, avoiding solids, taking antacids, and avoiding pain relievers and fried, greasy or acidic foods. The cause of the stomach ache can affect treat... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues
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Advil and Aleve are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat pain and reduce fever, according to MedlinePlus. Ibuprofen is the active ingredient in Advil, while Aleve is a brand of the drug naproxen. Both are t... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

A patient with a history of alcohol abuse, severe gastrointestinal events, liver disease, hypertension or reduced renal function may be more at risk of experiencing side effects while taking Advil, according to More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Advil is a brand of ibuprofen, a pain medication that the company's website says is not addictive. Ibuprofen isn't habit forming and doesn't appear to have addictive properties. Unlike narcotic pain medications, it impac... More » Health Medications & Vitamins