33points

Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu

74points

Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
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Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu vs Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

Why is Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu better than Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg?

  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
  • Has more than one active ingredient

Why is Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg better than Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu?

  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
    400mgvs200mg
  • Targets toothaches
  • 80 more pills in the box
    96vs16
  • Targets rheumatic pain
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
  • Targets migraines

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

3

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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St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg

48

2.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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.

3.Is available over-the-counter
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Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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

4.consecutive days

10

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.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension

0.08years

6.pills per box

16

96

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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Ecotrin Low Strength

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

200mg

400mg

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

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

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

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

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

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.Targets toothaches
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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

4.Targets headaches
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Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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.diphenhydramine

0mg

0mg

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

6.Targets muscular pain
Nurofen Day and Night Cold and Flu
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

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

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