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Panadol Advance

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Panadol Advance review: 35 facts and highlights

Panadol Advance
Panadol Advance

Why is Panadol Advance better than the average?

  • Paracetamol
    500mgvs175.77mg
  • Maximum capsules daily
    8vs6.23
  • Minimum age requirements
    6yearsvs11.73years
  • Shelf life
    36monthsvs31.6months

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

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.

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2.Is available over-the-counter
Panadol Advance

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

3.minimum age requirements

6years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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0.08years

4.Not linked to dependency
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It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

5.shelf life

36months

This 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.

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Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

48months

6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
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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.

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Composition

1.ibuprofen

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.

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Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

2.paracetamol

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.

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3.aspirin

0mg

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

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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

4.codeine

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.

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Nurofen Plus

12.8mg

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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250mg

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Panadol Advance

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
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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
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Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.

4.Targets rheumatic pain
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Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.

5.Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
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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.

6.Not linked to shortness of breath
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Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.

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