6points

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original

68points

Goody's Headache Relief Shot

100points

Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

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Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original vs Goody's Headache Relief Shot vs Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

Why is Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original better than Goody's Headache Relief Shot & Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg?

  • Not linked to shortness of breath
  • Not linked to blurred vision
  • Not linked to feeling sedated
  • Not linked to constipation
  • Not linked to diarrhea
  • Not linked to easy bruising in case of overdose
  • Not linked to loss of appetite
  • Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdose

Why is Goody's Headache Relief Shot better than Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original & Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg?

  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
  • Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
  • Not linked to tinnitus
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
  • Targets rheumatic pain

Why is Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg better than Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original & Goody's Headache Relief Shot?

  • Ibuprofen
    684mgvs0,0mg
  • Targets migraines

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

4

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.

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2.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

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.

3.Not linked to dependency
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

4.Is soluble in water
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

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.

5.consecutive days

7

10

10

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.

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6.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

0mg

684mg

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.

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684mg

2.paracetamol

0mg

1000mg

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.

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1000mg

3.aspirin

325mg

0mg

0mg

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.

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4.caffeine

0mg

65mg

0mg

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

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5.codeine

0mg

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.

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12.8mg

6.naproxen

0mg

0mg

0mg

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

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

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.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.

4.No naproxen-associated heart risk
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.

5.Targets muscular pain
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.

6.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Sparkling Original
Goody's Headache Relief Shot
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.

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