Advil can be taken by adults and children aged 12 years and over.
For adults and children aged 12 years and above, Advil Tablets/Liquid Capsules/Rapid Release Tablets include an equivalent of 200 mg of ibuprofen. For these products, it is recommended to take 1 to 2 tablets or capsules, swallowed whole with water. If necessary, repeat dose every 4-6 hours. Do not exceed 6 tablets or liquid capsules in 24 hours. For Advil 12 Hour Extended Release tablets, it is recommended to take 1 tablet swallowed whole with water. Do not split, crush or chew. If necessary, repeat dose after 12 hours. Do not exceed 2 tablets in 24 hours.
Advil products for children under 12 years have different recommended doses and maximum limits per day depending on the age and weight of the child. Please refer to the specific Advil Children’s product to determine the appropriate dosing for your child.