15points

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

64points

Motrin IB

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder vs Motrin IB

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB

Why is Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder better than Motrin IB?

  • 260mg more paracetamol content
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    260mgvs0mg
  • Is soluble in water
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  • 520mg more aspirin content
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    520mgvs0mg
  • 32.5mg more caffeine content
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    32.5mgvs0mg
  • Possible benefits in heart disease patients
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  • Has more than one active ingredient
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Why is Motrin IB better than Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder?

  • Targets toothaches
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  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • 2 higher daily limit
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    6vs4
  • 50 more pills in the box
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    100vs50
  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

4

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.
2.pills per box

50

100

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.Is soluble in water
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.
4.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.Not linked to dependency
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
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.Is available over-the-counter
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

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.
2.paracetamol

260mg

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.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.
4.aspirin

520mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

32.5mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
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.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
4.Targets muscular pain
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
5.Targets headaches
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.
6.Is anti-inflammatory
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Motrin IB
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.

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