52points

Aleve Caplets

50points

Aleve Liquid Gels

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59 facts in comparison

Aleve Caplets vs Aleve Liquid Gels

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Why is Aleve Caplets better than Aleve Liquid Gels?

  • 120 more pills in the box
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    200vs80

Why is Aleve Liquid Gels better than Aleve Caplets?

  • Is soluble in water
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General info

1.Is available over-the-counter
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Aleve Liquid Gels
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
2.Not linked to dependency
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It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
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.
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.
The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
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Medicines which can be taken on an empty stomach are unlikely to cause stomach problems such as ulcers. These are better if you need to take the painkillers first thing in the morning.
7.shelf life

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This is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.
8.Is suitable for diabetics
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This product can be taken by diabetics without any known adverse effects.
9.half life

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A drug’s half-life is the time it takes for half of a given dose to be eliminated from the body or bloodstream, as measured in hours. Drugs with a short half-life take effect quicker, however, they need to be taken more frequently than drugs with a longer half-life.

Composition

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.
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.aspirin

0mg

0mg

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
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.Has more than one active ingredient
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The product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
7.naproxen

200mg

200mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
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Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is anti-inflammatory
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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.
3.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
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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.
4.Targets rheumatic pain
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Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
5.Targets muscular pain
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Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
6.Targets migraines
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A migraine is a very severe headache, often accompanied with other sensory signs such as flashing lights, blind spots, tingling and light sensitivity. Migraine sufferers often struggle to find adequate relief.
7.Not linked to bloating
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Bloating, usually in the abdomen, is an uncomfortable swollen feeling. It is usually caused by a build-up of fluid or gas.
8.Not linked to constipation
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Aleve Liquid Gels
Constipation means having difficulty with regular bowel movements.
9.No naproxen-associated heart risk
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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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