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Document and Entity Information Document
Nov. 01, 2019
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Nov. 01, 2019
Entity Registrant Name ABBVIE INC.
Entity Central Index Key 0001551152
Amendment Flag false
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 001-35565
Entity Tax Identification Number 32-0375147
Entity Address, Address Line One 1 North Waukegan Road
Entity Address, City or Town North Chicago
Entity Address, State or Province IL
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60064-6400
City Area Code 847
Local Phone Number 932-7900
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Common Stock [Member] | NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value
Trading Symbol ABBV
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Common Stock [Member] | CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE, INC [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Trading Symbol ABBV
Security Exchange Name CHX
Sec 1.375 Senior Notes Due 2024 [Member] | NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security 1.375% Senior Notes due 2024
Trading Symbol ABBV24
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Sec 0.750 Senior Notes Due 2027 [Member] | NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security 0.750% Senior Notes due 2027
Trading Symbol ABBV27
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Sec 2.125 Senior Notes due 2028 [Member] | NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security 2.125% Senior Notes due 2028
Trading Symbol ABBV28
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Sec 1.250 Senior Notes due 2031 [Member] | NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. [Member]  
Entity Information [Line Items]  
Title of 12(b) Security 1.250% Senior Notes due 2031
Trading Symbol ABBV31
Security Exchange Name NYSE