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Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu review: 29 facts and highlights

Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

Why is Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu better than the average?

  • Ibuprofen
    200mgvs73.64mg
  • Consecutive days
    10vs7.75
  • 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.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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0.08years

3.Is available over-the-counter
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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

4.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

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

2h

6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
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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.

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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.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

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.aspirin

0mg

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

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

6.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

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Effects

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

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 Day and Night Cold and Flu

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

3.Targets muscular pain
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.

4.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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

5.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

6.Recommended for sore throats
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

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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