75points

Ibum Forte

8points

Tempra Children's Syrup

Ibum Forte
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31 facts in comparison

Ibum Forte vs Tempra Children's Syrup

Ibum Forte
Tempra Children's Syrup
75
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Ibum Forte
8
points
Tempra Children's Syrup

Why is Ibum Forte better than Tempra Children's Syrup?

  • Targets toothaches
    ?
  • 400mg more ibuprofen content
    ?

    400mgvs0mg
  • Targets migraines
    ?
  • Is anti-inflammatory
    ?
  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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Why is Tempra Children's Syrup better than Ibum Forte?

  • 2 higher daily limit
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    5vs3
  • 80mg more paracetamol content
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    80mgvs0mg
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
    ?
  • 10years lower age requirement
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    2yearsvs12years
  • 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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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

3

5

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

2years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
3.Is available over-the-counter
Ibum Forte
Tempra Children's Syrup
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.Is soluble in water
Ibum Forte
Tempra Children's Syrup
The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.
5.Not linked to dependency
Ibum Forte
Tempra Children's Syrup
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

80mg

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.caffeine

0mg

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
4.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.
5.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
Tempra Children's Syrup
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Ibum Forte
Tempra Children's Syrup
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
Tempra Children's Syrup
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
Tempra Children's Syrup
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
Tempra Children's Syrup
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.Targets headaches
Ibum Forte
Tempra Children's Syrup
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.

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