74points

Dolormin Extra

58points

Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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Dolormin Extra vs Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
74
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58
points

Why is Dolormin Extra better than Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg?

  • 6years lower age requirement
    6yearsvs12years

Why is Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg better than Dolormin Extra?

  • 3 higher daily limit
    6vs3
  • 6 more consecutive days
    10vs4
  • Recommended for sore throats
  • Targets rheumatic pain
  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
  • Targets migraines
  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

General info

1.maximum capsules daily

3

6

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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St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg

48

2.pills per box

20

16

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.

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Ecotrin Low Strength

365

3.Is available over-the-counter
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

4.minimum age requirements

6years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension

0.08years

5.consecutive days

4

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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Tylenol PM

14

6.Not linked to dependency
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

Composition

1.ibuprofen

400mg

200mg

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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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

2.paracetamol

0mg

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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Goody's Headache Relief Shot

1000mg

3.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.

Best

Nurofen Plus

12.8mg

4.caffeine

0mg

0mg

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

Best

Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

65mg

5.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

Best

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

6.naproxen

0mg

0mg

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

Best

Dolormin GS mit Naproxen

250mg

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

4.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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Motrin PM

38mg

5.Is anti-inflammatory
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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.

6.Targets muscular pain
Dolormin Extra
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

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