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Goody's PM

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Goody's PM review: 29 facts and highlights

Goody's PM
Goody's PM

Why is Goody's PM better than the average?

  • Paracetamol
    500mgvs175.77mg
  • Diphenhydramine
    38mgvs0.48mg
  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

2

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.pills per box

16

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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3.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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4.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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5.Is soluble in water
Goody's PM

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.

6.Is available over-the-counter
Goody's PM

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

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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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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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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.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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5.caffeine

0mg

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

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6.aspirin

0mg

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

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520mg

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Effects

1.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Goody's PM

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
Goody's PM

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

3.No naproxen-associated heart risk
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Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.

4.Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
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Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.

5.Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
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A seizure occurs when there is a sudden increase in electrical activity in the brain, affecting the nervous system. It can cause involuntary movements and carries a risk of injury.

6.Not linked to shortness of breath
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Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.

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