39points

Excedrin Migraine

36points

Midol Extended Relief

Excedrin Migraine
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38 facts in comparison

Excedrin Migraine vs Midol Extended Relief

Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
39
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Excedrin Migraine
36
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Midol Extended Relief

Why is Excedrin Migraine better than Midol Extended Relief?

  • 5 higher daily limit
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    8vs3
  • 280 more pills in the box
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    300vs20
  • 250mg more paracetamol content
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    250mgvs0mg
  • Not linked to loss of appetite
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • No naproxen-associated heart risk
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  • Not linked to blurred vision
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Why is Midol Extended Relief better than Excedrin Migraine?

  • Targets toothaches
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  • Not linked to heartburn
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  • Not linked to bloating
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  • 200mg more naproxen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • Targets muscular pain
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  • Targets rheumatic pain
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  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
    ?

General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

3

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.pills per box

300

20

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.
3.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
4.Is available over-the-counter
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.Not linked to dependency
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
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 Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
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

250mg

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.
3.caffeine

65mg

0mg

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

250mg

0mg

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

200mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
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 loss of appetite
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of appetite.
4.Not linked to low blood pressure
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
5.Not linked to heartburn
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.
6.Not linked to sudden weight loss
Excedrin Migraine
Midol Extended Relief
The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.

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