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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Top 1%3,878 points
Top 1%
Top 42%2,264 points
Top 42%
Top 41%2,297 points
Top 41%
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg vs Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg vs Tylenol Arthritis Pain: 36 facts in comparison

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.
684mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg
200mg
0mg

2. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
58% have it

3. 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 Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
96% have it

4. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
65% have it

5. 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.
3
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48
6
6

6. 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.
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Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg
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650mg

7. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg
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8. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

9. caffeine

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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10. 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.
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Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg
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11. 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 Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
31% have it

12. 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 Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

13. Targets migraines

A migraine is a very severe headache, often accompanied with other sensory signs such as flashing lights, blind spots, tingling and light sensitivity. Migraine sufferers often struggle to find adequate relief.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
41% have it

14. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
40% have it

15. Not linked to low blood pressure

Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
51% have it

16. 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.
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Tylenol PM: 14
10
10

17. minimum age requirements

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

18. 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.
24
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365
16
50

19. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
79% have it

20. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
94% have it

21. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
76% have it

22. 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 Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
73% have it

23. naproxen

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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24. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
88% have it

25. 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 Express Caplets 684mg
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 200mg
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
75% have it

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