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Avil is a common misspelling of Advil (ibuprofen).

Avil is also the brand name for the antihistamine, pheniramine maleate. Avil (pheniramine) is available in the following countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Serbia, and Turkey.

What is Advil (Avil)?

Advil (Avil) is an nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Exactly how it works is not known. It may block certain substances in the body that are linked to inflammation. NSAIDs treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation. They do not treat the disease that causes those symptoms.

Advil (Avil) is used to treat minor aches and pains caused by the common cold, headaches, toothaches, back or muscle aches, menstrual cramps, arthritis or minor injuries. Advil (Avil) may be used to reduce fever. Advil (Avil) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Do not use Advil (Avil) if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer and do not use immediately before or after heart surgery.

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