94points

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg

57points

Nurofen Plus

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg vs Nurofen Plus

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
94
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IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
57
points
Nurofen Plus

Why is IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg better than Nurofen Plus?

  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
    ?

    400mgvs200mg
  • Not linked to dependency
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  • 1 more consecutive days
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    4vs3
  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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Why is Nurofen Plus better than IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg?

  • 3 higher daily limit
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    6vs3
  • 12.8mg more codeine content
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    12.8mgvs0mg
  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Has more than one active ingredient
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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.
2.Not linked to dependency
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
3.consecutive days

4

3

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.
4.Is available over-the-counter
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
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.

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.
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.
3.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

12.8mg

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.naproxen

0mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
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 Plus
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.Targets muscular pain
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
4.Targets headaches
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
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.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
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.
6.Is anti-inflammatory
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Nurofen Plus
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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