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Midol Extended Relief review: 25 facts and highlights

Midol Extended Relief
Midol Extended Relief

Why is Midol Extended Relief better than the average?

  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75
  • Naproxen
    200mgvs0mg

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

3

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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2.Is available over-the-counter
Midol Extended Relief

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

3.consecutive days

10

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.

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4.half life

4h

A drug’s half-life is the time it takes for half of a given dose to be eliminated from the body or bloodstream, as measured in hours. Drugs with a short half-life take effect quicker, however, they need to be taken more frequently than drugs with a longer half-life.

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5.Not linked to dependency
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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.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

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.

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2.paracetamol

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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3.naproxen

200mg

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

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4.caffeine

0mg

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

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5.aspirin

0mg

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

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6.codeine

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.

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Midol Extended Relief

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Midol Extended Relief

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.Is anti-inflammatory
Midol Extended Relief

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.

4.Targets muscular pain
Midol Extended Relief

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.

5.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Midol Extended Relief

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.Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
Midol Extended Relief

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.

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