71points

Panadol Advance

7points

Tempra Children's Syrup

Panadol Advance
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Panadol Advance vs Tempra Children's Syrup

Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup

Why is Panadol Advance better than Tempra Children's Syrup?

  • Targets toothaches
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  • 420mg more paracetamol content
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    500mgvs80mg
  • 3 higher daily limit
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    8vs5
  • Targets rheumatic pain
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  • Targets migraines
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  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Can be taken on an empty stomach
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Why is Tempra Children's Syrup better than Panadol Advance?

  • 4years lower age requirement
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    2yearsvs6years
  • Is soluble in water
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

5

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.Is available over-the-counter
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
3.minimum age requirements

6years

2years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
4.Not linked to dependency
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
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.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
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.
6.Is soluble in water
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
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.

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

80mg

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

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
5.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
Tempra Children's Syrup
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
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 rheumatic pain
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
4.Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
5.Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
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
Panadol Advance
Tempra Children's Syrup
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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