The question here really should be which is best out of Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen for joint pain, these are the active ingredients of the brand names Advil and Tylenol and it would entirely depend upon the kind of pain being experienced. According to www.webmd.com Ibuprofen is recommended for alleviating moderate and severe join pain, while Acetaminophen is useful for relieving milder aches and pains, although it is advised that due care to be taken when taking this particular drug as there is a potential risk of liver damage, especially if taken with alcohol.
- So you're saying Advil is better, why?
- Does that mean you recommend Advil?
- If Advil is a stronger product, even if the pain is only mild, why would anyone ever bother with Tylenol?
- What if neither of these medicines works?