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What is the difference between motrin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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In brief: Motrin=advil

Motrin and advil are brand names of ibuprofen, which is an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. Tylenol is the brand name for acetaminophen, another pain reliever. You can save some money and just go for either Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen and skip the name brands.

In brief: Motrin=advil

Motrin and advil are brand names of ibuprofen, which is an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. Tylenol is the brand name for acetaminophen, another pain reliever. You can save some money and just go for either Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen and skip the name brands.
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