Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Top 66%20 points
Top 66%

Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu review: 29 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.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
96% have it

3. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
65% have it

4. 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.
6
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

5. 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

6. minimum age requirements

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

7. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
88% have it

8. Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
73% have it

9. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

10. 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

11. 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

12. aspirin

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

13. naproxen

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

14. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

15. Recommended for sore throats

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.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
44% have it

16. 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.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
51% have it

17. 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

18. 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.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

19. half life

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.
2h
Anadin LiquiFast Capsules 200mg: 2h

20. Can be taken on an empty stomach

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.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
31% have it

21. onset relief time

The average amount of time it takes for the product to take effect.
45min
Nurofen Express Period Pain 200mg: 10min

22. shelf life

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.
2months
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 48months

23. 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.
16
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

24. Not linked to dependency

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
75% have it

25. 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.
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
69% have it

Top 10 painkillers

Add to comparison
    Compare
    This page is currently only available in English.