71points

Panadol Advance

52points

Panadol Night

Panadol Advance
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36 facts in comparison

Panadol Advance vs Panadol Night

Panadol Advance
Panadol Night

Why is Panadol Advance better than Panadol Night?

  • 6 higher daily limit
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    8vs2
  • 12 more pills in the box
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    32vs20
  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
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  • Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
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  • 6years lower age requirement
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    6yearsvs12years
  • Not linked to dependency
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Why is Panadol Night better than Panadol Advance?

  • 7 more consecutive days
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    10vs3
  • 25mg more diphenhydramine content
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    25mgvs0mg
  • Is anti-inflammatory
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  • Has more than one active ingredient
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

2

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

20

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 available over-the-counter
Panadol Advance
Panadol Night
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.minimum age requirements

6years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.Not linked to dependency
Panadol Advance
Panadol Night
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Panadol Advance
Panadol Night
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

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.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
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 Advance
Panadol Night
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Advance
Panadol Night
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.Recommended for sore throats
Panadol Advance
Panadol Night
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.
4.Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
Panadol Advance
Panadol Night
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 Advance
Panadol Night
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 Advance
Panadol Night
Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.

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