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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is advil (ibuprofen) an antihistimine?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Maliena Longley
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No: It's considered and NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory) that works for pain, fever, and inflammation.
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
No: Advil is ibuprofen. It is a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It does not have any antihistamine properties.

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