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Excedrin Migraine
Excedrin Migraine
Top 80%9 points
Top 80%

Excedrin Migraine review: 31 facts and highlights

1. 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.
8
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

2. 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.
Excedrin Migraine
96% have it

3. 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

4. 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

5. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
65mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

6. Not linked to diarrhea

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

7. Not linked to easy bruising in case of overdose

Excessive use of medications that interfere with blood clotting can cause bruising.
Excedrin Migraine
23% have it

8. Not linked to loss of appetite

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of appetite.
Excedrin Migraine
23% have it

9. Not linked to low blood pressure

Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
Excedrin Migraine
51% have it

10. Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdose

In the case of an overdose, the drug is not considered to cause severe liver damage.
Excedrin Migraine
22% have it

11. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Excedrin Migraine
79% have it

12. 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.
Excedrin Migraine
94% have it

13. 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.
Excedrin Migraine
69% have it

14. Not linked to blurred vision

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

15. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Excedrin Migraine
57% have it

16. Not linked to shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.
Excedrin Migraine
46% have it

17. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
250mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

18. Has more than one active ingredient

The product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
Excedrin Migraine
51% have it

19. Targets migraines

A migraine is a very severe headache, often accompanied with other sensory signs such as flashing lights, blind spots, tingling and light sensitivity. Migraine sufferers often struggle to find adequate relief.
Excedrin Migraine
41% have it

20. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

21. pills per box

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.
300
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

22. Not linked to feeling sedated

Feeling sedated means that you feel sleepy and may not be as responsive as you usually would be. Drugs which cause sedation should be used with caution.
Excedrin Migraine
26% have it

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. Is available over-the-counter

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

25. Not linked to constipation

Constipation means having difficulty with regular bowel movements.
Excedrin Migraine
26% have it

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