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Motrin PM

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Motrin PM review: 23 facts and highlights

Motrin PM
Motrin PM

Why is Motrin PM better than the average?

  • Ibuprofen
    200mgvs73.64mg
  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75
  • Pills per box
    80vs44.37
  • Diphenhydramine
    38mgvs0.48mg

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

2

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.

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2.consecutive days

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.

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Tylenol PM

14

3.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension

0.08years

4.pills per box

80

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.

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5.Is available over-the-counter
Motrin PM

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

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

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.

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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

2.paracetamol

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.

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Goody's Headache Relief Shot

1000mg

3.naproxen

0mg

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

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Dolormin GS mit Naproxen

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4.codeine

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.

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Nurofen Plus

12.8mg

5.caffeine

0mg

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

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65mg

6.aspirin

0mg

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

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520mg

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Motrin PM

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Motrin PM

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 PM

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.

4.Is anti-inflammatory
Motrin PM

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.

5.Not linked to low blood pressure
Motrin PM

Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.

6.diphenhydramine

38mg

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

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Motrin PM

38mg

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