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Excedrin Tension Headache review: 26 facts and highlights

Excedrin Tension Headache
Excedrin Tension Headache

Why is Excedrin Tension Headache better than the average?

  • Maximum capsules daily
    8vs6.23
  • Paracetamol
    500mgvs175.77mg
  • Caffeine
    65mgvs8.35mg
  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

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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2.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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0.08years

3.Is available over-the-counter
Excedrin Tension Headache

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

4.consecutive days

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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5.pills per box

24

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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Composition

1.ibuprofen

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

500mg

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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1000mg

3.Has more than one active ingredient
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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.

4.caffeine

65mg

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

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65mg

5.aspirin

0mg

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

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

6.codeine

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.

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Effects

1.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
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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.

2.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Excedrin Tension Headache

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

3.Not linked to tinnitus
Excedrin Tension Headache

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.

4.Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
Excedrin Tension Headache

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.

5.Not linked to heartburn
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Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.

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

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