77points

Panadol Actifast Soluble

55points

Panadol Extra Soluble

Panadol Actifast Soluble
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35 facts in comparison

Panadol Actifast Soluble vs Panadol Extra Soluble

Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
77
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Panadol Actifast Soluble
55
points
Panadol Extra Soluble

Why is Panadol Actifast Soluble better than Panadol Extra Soluble?

  • Not linked to shortness of breath
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  • Not linked to sudden weight loss
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  • Not linked to blurred vision
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  • 6years lower age requirement
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    6yearsvs12years
  • Not linked to dizziness
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  • Not linked to dependency
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Why is Panadol Extra Soluble better than Panadol Actifast Soluble?

  • 65mg more caffeine content
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    65mgvs0mg
  • Has more than one active ingredient
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

8

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

24

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.Is soluble in water
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.
4.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
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.
5.minimum age requirements

6years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6.Not linked to dependency
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
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

0mg

0mg

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

500mg

500mg

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.codeine

0mg

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.
4.caffeine

0mg

65mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
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.Targets headaches
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
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.
4.Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
A seizure occurs when there is a sudden increase in electrical activity in the brain, affecting the nervous system. It can cause involuntary movements and carries a risk of injury.
5.Not linked to shortness of breath
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.
6.Not linked to tinnitus
Panadol Actifast Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.

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