74points

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg

33points

Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg vs Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

Why is IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg better than Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu?

  • Targets toothaches
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
  • Targets migraines
  • Targets rheumatic pain

Why is Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu better than IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg?

  • 3 higher daily limit
    6vs3
  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
  • 6 more consecutive days
    10vs4
  • Has more than one active ingredient
  • Recommended for sore throats

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

3

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.

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St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg

48

2.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension

0.08years

3.Is available over-the-counter
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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

4.Not linked to dependency
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

5.shelf life

36months

2months

This is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.

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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

48months

6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

400mg

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.

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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

2.paracetamol

0mg

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.

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Goody's Headache Relief Shot

1000mg

3.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

4.caffeine

0mg

0mg

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

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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

65mg

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.

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Nurofen Plus

12.8mg

6.naproxen

0mg

0mg

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

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Dolormin GS mit Naproxen

250mg

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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

4.Targets muscular pain
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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

5.Targets headaches
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.

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