54points

Midol Teen Formula

59points

Nurofen Plus

Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
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Midol Teen Formula vs Nurofen Plus

Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus

Why is Midol Teen Formula better than Nurofen Plus?

  • 325mg more paracetamol content
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    325mgvs0mg
  • 6 higher daily limit
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    12vs6
  • 4 more pills in the box
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    36vs32
  • Not linked to tinnitus
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  • Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to heartburn
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  • 2 more consecutive days
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    5vs3
  • 60mg more caffeine content
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    60mgvs0mg

Why is Nurofen Plus better than Midol Teen Formula?

  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • 12.8mg more codeine content
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    12.8mgvs0mg
  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
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  • Targets migraines
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  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Targets rheumatic pain
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  • Is anti-inflammatory
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

12

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

36

32

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.Is available over-the-counter
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.consecutive days

5

3

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.
5.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
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

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

325mg

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

60mg

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.codeine

0mg

12.8mg

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.
6.naproxen

0mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
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 tinnitus
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
4.Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
5.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
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 heartburn
Midol Teen Formula
Nurofen Plus
Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.

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