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hey guys my friend told me that she had really bad skin u know. then she said to make it go away she took advil 3x a day. but i'm scared to try it, cuz it might give me side effect u know. what yall know about the side effects of the advil?

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How long did she take this much advil? I would think that doing it for a short period of time might be ok (advil can reduce inflamation in acne), but I don't know if it would be good to do for more than a week or two. I think side effects are stomach upset, intestinal problems, etc. I know some anti-inflamatory pain killers can lead to bleeding ulcers if taken too long. So, I would be careful and not overdo it. A few of us have tried Aleve during PMS week only, and that seems to have helped reduce menstrual-related acne flares.

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