94points

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg

70points

Panadol Advance

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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36 facts in comparison

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg vs Panadol Advance

IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
94
points
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
70
points
Panadol Advance

Why is IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg better than Panadol Advance?

  • 400mg more ibuprofen content
    ?

    400mgvs0mg
  • 1 more consecutive days
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    4vs3
  • Is anti-inflammatory
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
    ?

Why is Panadol Advance better than IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg?

  • 500mg more paracetamol content
    ?

    500mgvs0mg
  • 5 higher daily limit
    ?

    8vs3
  • 6years lower age requirement
    ?

    6yearsvs12years
  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to blurred vision
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  • Not linked to dizziness
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  • Not linked to heartburn
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  • Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
    ?

General info

1.shelf life

36months

36months

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.
2.maximum capsules daily

3

8

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
3.Can be taken on an empty stomach
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
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.
4.minimum age requirements

12years

6years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.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.
6.Not linked to dependency
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
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

400mg

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

0mg

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.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

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.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
Panadol Advance
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
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 headaches
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
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.
4.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
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.
5.Targets rheumatic pain
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
6.Is anti-inflammatory
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
Panadol Advance
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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