15points

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

17points

Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder vs Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid

Why is Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder better than Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid?

  • 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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Why is Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid better than Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder?

  • 65mg more paracetamol content
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    325mgvs260mg
  • 4 higher daily limit
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    8vs4
  • 6years lower age requirement
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    6yearsvs12years
  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
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  • Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
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General info

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.Is available over-the-counter
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
3.Is soluble in water
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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.
This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.Not linked to dependency
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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

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

325mg

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

32.5mg

0mg

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

520mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
3.Targets muscular pain
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
4.Targets headaches
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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.
5.Is anti-inflammatory
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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.
6.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
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.

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