16points

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

98points

Tylenol Extra Strength

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Tylenol Extra Strength
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder vs Tylenol Extra Strength

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Tylenol Extra Strength
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
98
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Tylenol Extra Strength

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

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

  • Targets toothaches
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  • 240mg more paracetamol content
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    500mgvs260mg
  • 2 higher daily limit
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    6vs4
  • 275 more pills in the box
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    325vs50
  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
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  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to blurred vision
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  • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
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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

325

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
Tylenol Extra Strength
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.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Tylenol Extra Strength
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.
6.Not linked to dependency
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Tylenol Extra Strength
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

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

260mg

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.
3.caffeine

32.5mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

520mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Tylenol Extra Strength
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
Tylenol Extra Strength
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
Tylenol Extra Strength
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
Tylenol Extra Strength
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
Tylenol Extra Strength
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
Tylenol Extra Strength
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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