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Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

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Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief review: 29 facts and highlights

Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

Why is Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief better than the average?

  • Ibuprofen
    200mgvs73.64mg
  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75
  • Onset relief time
    26minvs35.39min
  • Half life
    2hvs3.42h

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

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.

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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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0.08years

4.Is available over-the-counter
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

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

5.half life

2h

A drug’s half-life is the time it takes for half of a given dose to be eliminated from the body or bloodstream, as measured in hours. Drugs with a short half-life take effect quicker, however, they need to be taken more frequently than drugs with a longer half-life.

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Anadin LiquiFast Capsules 200mg

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6.shelf life

24months

This is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.

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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

48months

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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.Has more than one active ingredient
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

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.

4.aspirin

0mg

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

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

5.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

250mg

6.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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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

65mg

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Effects

1.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

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.

2.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

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

3.diphenhydramine

0mg

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

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38mg

4.Targets headaches
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

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.

5.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.

6.Recommended for sore throats
Nurofen Cold and Flu Relief

Sore throats are usually caused by painful inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx. A common manifestation of a sore throat is pain when swallowing.

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