Calpol SixPlus
Calpol SixPlus
Top 62%22 points
Top 62%

Calpol SixPlus review: 34 facts and highlights

1. 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.
Calpol SixPlus
96% have it

2. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Calpol SixPlus
58% 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. 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.
250mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

5. 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.
4
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

6. 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.
Calpol SixPlus
69% have it

7. Not linked to causing fever

The drug is not considered to be a cause of fever.
Calpol SixPlus
6% have it

8. Not linked to blurred vision

The drug is not considered to be a cause of blurred vision.
Calpol SixPlus
48% have it

9. Not linked to swelling

Swelling is usually caused by a fluid build-up which enlarges a part of the body.
Calpol SixPlus
6% have it

10. 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.
Calpol SixPlus
13% have it

11. 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.
Calpol SixPlus
76% have it

12. Not linked to gastrointestinal ulcers

Gastrointestinal ulcers can cause stomach bleeding which can be extremely painful. People who are at risk may be advised to avoid drugs such aspirin and ibuprofen.
Calpol SixPlus
9% have it

13. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Calpol SixPlus
40% have it

14. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Calpol SixPlus
94% have it

15. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

16. Not linked to heartburn

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

17. Not linked to dizziness

Dizziness is a confusion of spatial perception. It can manifest itself as inability to stand up straight, or a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning.
Calpol SixPlus
26% have it

18. Not linked to diarrhea

Diarrhea, from the Greek for “passing through,” means having loose or liquid bowel movements.
Calpol SixPlus
24% have it

19. 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.
3
Tylenol PM: 14

20. shelf life

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.
36months
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 48months

21. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Calpol SixPlus

22. 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

23. 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

24. aspirin

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

25. diphenhydramine

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

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