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Dosage 200-800 mg per dose 220 mg (OTC dosage)
Forms Advil is available in the form of tablets, chewable tablets, capsules, gelcaps, suspensions and oral drops. Aleve is available in tablets, caplets, liquid gels and gelcaps.

Active ingredient Ibuprofen Naproxen
Side effects Nausea, dizziness, gastrointestinal bleeding Higher incidence of photosensitivity and digestive tract problems.
Brand owned by Pfizer (formerly Wyeth) Bayer
Mechanism of action Acts by inhibiting cyclooxygenases (COX-1 and COX-2) Acts by inhibiting cyclooxygenases (COX-1 and COX-2)

FDA approval 1974 1991
Benefits Relief from body ache (including arthritis), fever reduction, anti clotting Relief from body ache (including arthritis), fever reduction, anti clotting.
Available over the counter Yes Yes