75points

Ibum Forte

27points

Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg

Ibum Forte
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Ibum Forte vs Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg

Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
75
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Ibum Forte
27
points
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg

Why is Ibum Forte better than Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg?

  • Targets toothaches
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  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    400mgvs200mg

Why is Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg better than Ibum Forte?

  • 3 higher daily limit
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    6vs3
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
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  • Targets rheumatic pain
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  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
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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.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
3.Is available over-the-counter
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.Not linked to dependency
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
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.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
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

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
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
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
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
4.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
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 migraines
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
A migraine is a very severe headache, often accompanied with other sensory signs such as flashing lights, blind spots, tingling and light sensitivity. Migraine sufferers often struggle to find adequate relief.
6.Is anti-inflammatory
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Caplets 256mg
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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