Motrin PM
Motrin PM
Top 43%33 points
Top 43%

Motrin PM review: 23 facts and highlights

1. 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.
200mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

2. 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.
Motrin PM
96% have it

3. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Motrin PM
58% have it

4. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

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

5. 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

6. 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.
0mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

7. 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

8. Is anti-inflammatory

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.
Motrin PM
69% have it

9. Not linked to low blood pressure

Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
Motrin PM
51% have it

10. minimum age requirements

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

11. 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.
80
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

12. Not linked to sudden weight loss

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

13. 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.
Motrin PM
94% have it

14. naproxen

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

15. 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

16. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
0mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

17. aspirin

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

18. 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.
Motrin PM
51% have it

19. 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.
Motrin PM
76% have it

20. Targets muscular pain

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

21. Targets headaches

The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.
Motrin PM

22. Is available over-the-counter

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

23. diphenhydramine

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

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