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Aleve Caplets
Aleve Caplets
Top 64%16 points
Top 64%

Aleve Caplets review: 24 facts and highlights

1. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Aleve Caplets
58% have it

2. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

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.
Aleve Caplets
96% have it

3. ibuprofen

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.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

4. maximum capsules daily

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
3
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

5. paracetamol

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.
0mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

6. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Aleve Caplets
57% have it

7. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

8. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
0mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

9. codeine

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.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg

10. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

11. Is anti-inflammatory

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.
Aleve Caplets
69% have it

12. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
200mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg

13. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Aleve Caplets

14. Targets headaches

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.
Aleve Caplets

15. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

16. Not linked to dependency

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
Aleve Caplets
75% have it

17. Targets rheumatic pain

Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
Aleve Caplets
37% have it

18. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Aleve Caplets
88% have it

19. Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
Aleve Caplets
73% have it

20. consecutive days

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.
10
Tylenol PM: 14

21. pills per box

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.
200
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

22. Not linked to bloating

Bloating, usually in the abdomen, is an uncomfortable swollen feeling. It is usually caused by a build-up of fluid or gas.
Aleve Caplets
13% have it

23. Not linked to heartburn

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.
Aleve Caplets
45% have it

24. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
Aleve Caplets
76% have it

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