74points

Ibum Forte

58points

Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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Ibum Forte vs Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
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58
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Why is Ibum Forte better than Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg?

Why is Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg better than Ibum Forte?

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

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.pills per box

36

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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Ecotrin Low Strength

365

4.Is available over-the-counter
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

5.Not linked to dependency
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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.

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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.

Best

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.

Best

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.

Best

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.

Best

Dolormin GS mit Naproxen

250mg

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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

4.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Ibum Forte
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg

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 Liquid Capsules 200mg

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 Liquid Capsules 200mg

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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