38points

Midol Extended Relief

64points

Motrin IB

Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB
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29 facts in comparison

Midol Extended Relief vs Motrin IB

Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB

Why is Midol Extended Relief better than Motrin IB?

  • 200mg more naproxen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • Not linked to bloating
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  • Not linked to heartburn
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Why is Motrin IB better than Midol Extended Relief?

  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • 3 higher daily limit
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    6vs3
  • 80 more pills in the box
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    100vs20
  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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  • No naproxen-associated heart risk
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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.pills per box

20

100

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.
3.consecutive days

10

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.
4.Not linked to dependency
Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB
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.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6.Is available over-the-counter
Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

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.caffeine

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

200mg

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
6.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.

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB
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
Motrin IB
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
Motrin IB
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
Motrin IB
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.Recommended for sore throats
Midol Extended Relief
Motrin IB
Sore throats are usually caused by painful inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx. A common manifestation of a sore throat is pain when swallowing.

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