59points

Advil

61points

Advil Liqui-Gels

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Advil Liqui-Gels
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Advil vs Advil Liqui-Gels

Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
59
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Advil
61
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Advil Liqui-Gels

Why is Advil better than Advil Liqui-Gels?

  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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Why is Advil Liqui-Gels better than Advil?

  • Targets rheumatic pain
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

6

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
2.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
3.consecutive days

10

10

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.
4.Is available over-the-counter
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.Is soluble in water
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.
6.Not linked to dependency
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

200mg

200mg

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.
2.paracetamol

0mg

0mg

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.
3.caffeine

0mg

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
4.aspirin

0mg

0mg

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
5.codeine

0mg

0mg

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.
6.naproxen

0mg

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.
3.Targets muscular pain
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
4.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
5.Is anti-inflammatory
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
Anti- inflammatory drugs are particularly good for things like muscle and joint pain, as they not only block out the pain but also target the cause.
6.Not linked to low blood pressure
Advil
Advil Liqui-Gels
Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.

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