44points

Bayer Aspirin Effect

37points

Excedrin Migraine

Bayer Aspirin Effect
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Bayer Aspirin Effect vs Excedrin Migraine

Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine

Why is Bayer Aspirin Effect better than Excedrin Migraine?

  • Targets toothaches
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  • 250mg more aspirin content
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    500mgvs250mg
  • Targets muscular pain
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  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • Not linked to heartburn
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  • Not linked to bloating
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  • Is soluble in water
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Why is Excedrin Migraine better than Bayer Aspirin Effect?

  • 250mg more paracetamol content
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    250mgvs0mg
  • 65mg more caffeine content
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    65mgvs0mg
  • Not linked to shortness of breath
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  • Not linked to blurred vision
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  • Not linked to easy bruising in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to loss of appetite
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  • Targets migraines
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  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

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.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
3.Is available over-the-counter
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.Is soluble in water
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
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.Not linked to dependency
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
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.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
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.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

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

250mg

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

500mg

250mg

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

0mg

65mg

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.naproxen

0mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
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.No naproxen-associated heart risk
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
4.Targets muscular pain
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
5.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
6.Targets headaches
Bayer Aspirin Effect
Excedrin Migraine
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.

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