Midol PM
Midol PM
Top 67%19 points
Top 67%

Midol PM review: 28 facts and highlights

1. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

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.
Midol PM
96% have it

2. ibuprofen

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.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

3. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Midol PM
65% have it

4. maximum capsules daily

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
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

5. paracetamol

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.
500mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

6. consecutive days

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.
10
Tylenol PM: 14

7. Not linked to heartburn

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.
Midol PM
45% have it

8. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Midol PM
94% have it

9. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

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.
Midol PM
76% have it

10. Not linked to seizures in case of overdose

A seizure occurs when there is a sudden increase in electrical activity in the brain, affecting the nervous system. It can cause involuntary movements and carries a risk of injury.
Midol PM
37% have it

11. Not linked to shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.
Midol PM
46% have it

12. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Midol PM
40% have it

13. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Midol PM
79% have it

14. Not linked to anemia in case of overdose

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
Midol PM
36% have it

15. Not linked to blurred vision

The drug is not considered to be a cause of blurred vision.
Midol PM
48% have it

16. Is available over-the-counter

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

17. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
38mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

18. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

19. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Midol PM
88% have it

20. pills per box

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.
20
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

21. Has more than one active ingredient

The product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
Midol PM
51% have it

22. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

23. codeine

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.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg

24. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
0mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg

25. Not linked to dizziness

Dizziness is a confusion of spatial perception. It can manifest itself as inability to stand up straight, or a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning.
Midol PM
26% have it

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