50points

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough

94points

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough vs IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
50
points
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
94
points
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg

Why is Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough better than IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg?

  • 325mg more paracetamol content
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    325mgvs0mg
  • 7 higher daily limit
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    10vs3
  • Is soluble in water
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  • 3 more consecutive days
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    7vs4
  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • Possible benefits in heart disease patients
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  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
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Why is IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg better than Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough?

  • 400mg more ibuprofen content
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    400mgvs0mg
  • Targets rheumatic pain
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  • Is anti-inflammatory
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

10

3

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.Is soluble in water
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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.
3.Is available over-the-counter
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.Not linked to dependency
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
6.consecutive days

7

4

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.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

400mg

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

325mg

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.naproxen

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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.
4.Targets rheumatic pain
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
5.Targets migraines
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Cough
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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.
6.diphenhydramine

0mg

0mg

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.

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