There is essentially no difference between Advil and ibuprofen, as explained by Like Motrin, Advil is a brand name for the generic drug, ibuprofen. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The biggest differences between Advil Migraine and regular Advil are likely marketing and the look of the pills. Though Advil Migraine claims to specifically treat migraines, both varieties contain the same dosage of ibu... More »

The difference between acetaminophen and ibuprofen is that acetaminophen affects the brain by blocking pain messages and reducing fever, while ibuprofen reduces the level of hormones that cause inflammation and pain in t... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

There is no difference between Advil and Motrin — both are brand names of ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is an over-the-counter drug that is a combination of a pain reliever and a fever reducer, and it is available for kids and ad... More »

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 »

MedicineNet reports that ibuprofen, the generic form of Advil, is excreted in breastmilk but is safe to use when breastfeeding. Infants are treated with higher doses of ibuprofen than the amount excreted in breastmilk, D... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

According to, Advil is the same as ibuprofen, as the active ingredient in Advil is ibuprofen. Advil is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in the reduction of fever and the treatment of pain or inflammat... More » Health Medications & Vitamins