13points

Excedrin Back And Body

59points

Tylenol Arthritis Pain

Excedrin Back And Body
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Excedrin Back And Body vs Tylenol Arthritis Pain

Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
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59
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Why is Excedrin Back And Body better than Tylenol Arthritis Pain?

  • Possible benefits in heart disease patients
  • Targets rheumatic pain
  • Has more than one active ingredient

Why is Tylenol Arthritis Pain better than Excedrin Back And Body?

  • Targets toothaches
  • 400mg more paracetamol content
    650mgvs250mg
  • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
  • 26 more pills in the box
    50vs24
  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
  • Not linked to dizziness
  • Not linked to heartburn

General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

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.consecutive days

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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Tylenol PM

14

3.pills per box

24

50

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

4.Is available over-the-counter
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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

5.Not linked to dependency
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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.

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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

2.paracetamol

250mg

650mg

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.aspirin

250mg

0mg

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

Best

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

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.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

6.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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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

4.Is anti-inflammatory
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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.

5.Targets muscular pain
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

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

6.Possible benefits in heart disease patients
Excedrin Back And Body
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

Aspirin can help to prevent blood clots which can cause heart attacks and strokes. For this reason, it is sometimes recommended that “at risk” patients take it daily. Source: NHS Choices, 2019.

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