The best 10 painkillers in comparison

Which are the best painkillers of 2020?

Best painkillers of 2020 (1 - 5)
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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
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Tylenol Extra Strength
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IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
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Nuromol
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Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets
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Panadol Actifast Soluble
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Ibum Forte
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Tylenol Arthritis Pain
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St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg
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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg
100points
Tylenol Extra Strength
98points
IbuHEXAL akut 400 mg
94points
Nuromol
86points
Nurofen Express Liquid Capsules 400mg
79points
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets
79points
Panadol Actifast Soluble
77points
Ibum Forte
75points
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
74points
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg
74points
Summary
Summary
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Pros
Pros
  • More ibuprofen content
    • More ibuprofen content
    • Multiple active ingredients
    • More ibuprofen content
    • Higher daily limit
    • Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdose
    • Multiple active ingredients
    • More caffeine content
    • Higher daily limit
    • More ibuprofen content
    • More paracetamol content
    • Higher daily limit
    • Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdose
    • More aspirin content
    Cons
    Cons
    • Maximum capsules daily
    • Pills per box
    • Paracetamol
    • Ibuprofen
    • Maximum capsules daily
    • Paracetamol
    • Shelf life
    • Treats cold and flu symptoms
    • Shelf life
    • Pills per box
    • Paracetamol
    • Maximum capsules daily
    • Pills per box
    • Pills per box
    • Ibuprofen
    • Ibuprofen
    • Pills per box
    • Pills per box
    • Maximum capsules daily
    • Paracetamol
    • Treats cold and flu symptoms
    • Pills per box
    • Shelf life
    • Ibuprofen
    • Ibuprofen
    • Pills per box
    • Paracetamol
    • Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
    General info
    Over-the-counter availabilityIt does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
    Over-the-counter availabilityIt does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
    Maximum capsules dailyThe daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
    Maximum capsules dailyThe daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.36363883648
    Not linked to dependencyIt is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
    Not linked to dependencyIt is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
    Pills per boxA 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.
    Pills per boxA 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.24325N.A.329660243650125
    Shelf lifeThis is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.
    Shelf lifeThis is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.N.A.48months36months36monthsN.A.48months48monthsN.A.36monthsN.A.
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    Composition
    AspirinAspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
    AspirinAspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.0mg0mg0mg0mg0mg0mg0mg0mg0mg81mg
    CaffeineStudies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
    CaffeineStudies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.0mg0mg0mg0mg0mg65mg0mg0mg0mg0mg
    Multiple active ingredientsThe product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
    Multiple active ingredientsThe product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
    IbuprofenIbuprofen 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.
    IbuprofenIbuprofen 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.684mg0mg400mg200mg400mg0mg0mg400mg0mg0mg
    ParacetamolParacetamol (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.
    ParacetamolParacetamol (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.0mg500mg0mg500mg0mg500mg500mg0mg650mg0mg
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    Effects
    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.
    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.
    Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdoseCerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
    Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdoseCerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
    Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdoseIn the case of an overdose, the drug is not considered to cause severe liver damage.
    Not linked to severe liver damage in case of overdoseIn the case of an overdose, the drug is not considered to cause severe liver damage.
    Treats cold and flu symptomsThis medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
    Treats cold and flu symptomsThis medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
    Targets toothachesToothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
    Targets toothachesToothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
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