Advil
Advil Advil n. [Trade name.] 1. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic; Advil and Motrin and Nuprin are trademarks of brands of {ibuprofen} tablets.

Syn: ibuprofen, isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Motrin, Nuprin [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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