The Advil website instructs users to take one 200-milligram tablet every four to six hours while symptoms are present. A second tablet can be taken if one does not provide relief from symptoms. Users are advised not to t... More »

People age 12 and older can safely take one Advil tablet every four to six hours as long as needed or two tablets every four to six hours if one tablet does not relieve pain or fever, notes Advil. Children under age 12 s... More »

The Advil website recommends that people take no more than six 200-milligram tablets within a 24-hour period. Drugs.com notes that 3200 milligrams is the maximum allowable adult dosage of Advil per day. More »

For adults and children 12 and older, the recommended dosage for Advil is one tablet or liquid-filled capsule every four to six hours, according to Everyday Health. Individuals should not take more than six regular-stren... More »

People age 12 and older can safely take one Advil tablet every four to six hours as long as needed or two tablets every four to six hours if one tablet does not relieve pain or fever, notes Advil. Children under age 12 s... 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 »

Advil has a half-life of 1.8 to 2 hours when taken orally, which means it is out of the system by the 4-hour mark. The only ingredient in Advil is ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. More »