59points

Advil

16points

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

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Advil vs Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

Why is Advil better than Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder?

  • Targets toothaches
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  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • 2 higher daily limit
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    6vs4
  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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  • Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
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Why is Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder better than Advil?

  • 260mg more paracetamol content
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    260mgvs0mg
  • 32.5mg more caffeine content
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    32.5mgvs0mg
  • 520mg more aspirin content
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    520mgvs0mg
  • Possible benefits in heart disease patients
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  • Has more than one active ingredient
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

4

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.pills per box

50

50

A higher number of pills per box may imply that the product is more safe than others. Many painkillers are regulated so that a person may not buy more than a certain amount at any one time.
3.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
4.Is available over-the-counter
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.Is soluble in water
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
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
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
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

0mg

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

260mg

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

32.5mg

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

0mg

520mg

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
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
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.Recommended for sore throats
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Sore throats are usually caused by painful inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx. A common manifestation of a sore throat is pain when swallowing.
4.Is anti-inflammatory
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
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.
5.Not linked to low blood pressure
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
6.No naproxen-associated heart risk
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.

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