64points

Motrin IB

7points

Tempra Infant Drops

Motrin IB
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Motrin IB vs Tempra Infant Drops

Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops

Why is Motrin IB better than Tempra Infant Drops?

  • Targets toothaches
    ?
  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    200mgvs0mg
  • 1 higher daily limit
    ?

    6vs5
  • Not linked to low blood pressure
    ?
  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Targets rheumatic pain
    ?
  • Is anti-inflammatory
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Why is Tempra Infant Drops better than Motrin IB?

  • 80mg more paracetamol content
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    80mgvs0mg
  • 11.7years lower age requirement
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    0.3yearsvs12years
  • 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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  • Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
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  • Not linked to shortness of breath
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

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

0.3years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
3.Is available over-the-counter
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.Not linked to dependency
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
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

200mg

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.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
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
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
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 cerebral edema in case of overdose
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
4.Targets muscular pain
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
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
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
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 low blood pressure
Motrin IB
Tempra Infant Drops
Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.

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