60points

Advil

56points

Panadol Extra Soluble

Advil
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Advil vs Panadol Extra Soluble

Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble

Why is Advil better than Panadol Extra Soluble?

  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • 26 more pills in the box
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    50vs24
  • Is anti-inflammatory
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to dependency
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Why is Panadol Extra Soluble better than Advil?

  • 2 higher daily limit
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    8vs6
  • 500mg more paracetamol content
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    500mgvs0mg
  • 65mg more caffeine content
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    65mgvs0mg
  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to heartburn
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  • Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to tinnitus
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  • Targets rheumatic pain
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

8

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

24

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
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.Is soluble in water
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
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
Panadol Extra Soluble
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

500mg

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

65mg

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
Panadol Extra Soluble
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
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 headaches
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.
4.Is anti-inflammatory
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
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
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
6.No naproxen-associated heart risk
Advil
Panadol Extra Soluble
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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