79points

Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg

57points

Nurofen Plus

Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
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Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg vs Nurofen Plus

Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
79
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Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
57
points
Nurofen Plus

Why is Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg better than Nurofen Plus?

  • 200mg more ibuprofen content
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    400mgvs200mg
  • 64 more pills in the box
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    96vs32
  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • 7 more consecutive days
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    10vs3
  • Not linked to dependency
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Why is Nurofen Plus better than Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg?

  • 3 higher daily limit
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    6vs3
  • 12.8mg more codeine content
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    12.8mgvs0mg
  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
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  • Has more than one active ingredient
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

3

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.
2.pills per box

96

32

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.
3.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
4.Is available over-the-counter
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.consecutive days

10

3

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.
6.Not linked to dependency
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

400mg

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.
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.
3.naproxen

0mg

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
4.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
6.codeine

0mg

12.8mg

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.

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
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Nurofen Plus
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.Recommended for sore throats
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
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.
4.Targets rheumatic pain
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
5.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
Nurofen Plus
Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
6.Targets muscular pain
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Nurofen Plus
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.

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