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Nurofen Plus

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Nurofen Plus review: 27 facts and highlights

Nurofen Plus
Nurofen Plus
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Why is Nurofen Plus better than the average?

  • Ibuprofen
    200mgvs73.64mg
  • Codeine
    12.8mgvs0.15mg

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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St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg

48

2.consecutive days

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.

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Tylenol PM

14

3.Is available over-the-counter
Nurofen Plus

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

4.pills per box

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.

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Ecotrin Low Strength

365

5.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension

0.08years

6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Nurofen Plus

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.

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.Has more than one active ingredient
Nurofen Plus

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.

4.aspirin

0mg

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

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

5.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

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Nurofen Plus

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
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.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Nurofen Plus

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

4.Is anti-inflammatory
Nurofen Plus

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.

5.Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
Nurofen Plus

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.

6.Targets migraines
Nurofen Plus

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.

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