Panadol Advance
Panadol Advance
Top 38%36 points
Top 38%

Panadol Advance review: 35 facts and highlights

1. Is 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.
Panadol Advance
96% have it

2. ibuprofen

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.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

3. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Panadol Advance
58% have it

4. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Panadol Advance
65% have it

5. paracetamol

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.
500mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

6. maximum capsules daily

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
8
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

7. Targets rheumatic pain

Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
Panadol Advance
37% have it

8. Not linked to seizures in case of overdose

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.
Panadol Advance
37% have it

9. Not linked to shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.
Panadol Advance
46% have it

10. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Panadol Advance
40% have it

11. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Panadol Advance
79% have it

12. Not linked to anemia in case of overdose

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
Panadol Advance
36% have it

13. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

14. codeine

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.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg

15. Targets headaches

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.
Panadol Advance

16. Targets migraines

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.
Panadol Advance
41% have it

17. Not linked to dizziness

Dizziness is a confusion of spatial perception. It can manifest itself as inability to stand up straight, or a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning.
Panadol Advance
26% have it

18. Not linked to blurred vision

The drug is not considered to be a cause of blurred vision.
Panadol Advance
48% have it

19. Recommended for sore throats

Sore throats are usually caused by painful inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx. A common manifestation of a sore throat is pain when swallowing.
Panadol Advance
44% have it

20. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Panadol Advance
57% have it

21. Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
Panadol Advance
73% have it

22. Not linked to heartburn

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.
Panadol Advance
45% have it

23. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Panadol Advance
88% have it

24. Is available over-the-counter

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

25. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

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