59points

Nurofen Plus

58points

Nurofen Tablets 200mg

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Nurofen Plus vs Nurofen Tablets 200mg

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Nurofen Tablets 200mg

Why is Nurofen Plus better than Nurofen Tablets 200mg?

  • 8 more pills in the box
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    32vs24
  • 12.8mg more codeine content
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    12.8mgvs0mg
  • Has more than one active ingredient
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Why is Nurofen Tablets 200mg better than Nurofen Plus?

  • Not linked to low blood pressure
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  • 7 more consecutive days
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    10vs3
  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to dependency
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

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

32

24

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.consecutive days

3

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.
4.Is available over-the-counter
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
5.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
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

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.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

12.8mg

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.

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
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 Tablets 200mg
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 low blood pressure
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
Effects of low blood pressure include dizziness and fainting.
4.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
5.Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
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
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Nurofen Tablets 200mg
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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