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

Panadol Extra Advance review: 33 facts and highlights

1. Targets toothaches

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

2. 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 Extra Advance
96% have it

3. 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

4. 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

5. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

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

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. Has more than one active ingredient

The product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
Panadol Extra Advance
51% have it

8. 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 Extra Advance

9. 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 Extra Advance
41% have it

10. Targets rheumatic pain

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

11. 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 Extra Advance
36% have it

12. 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 Extra Advance
73% have it

13. Not linked to heartburn

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

14. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Panadol Extra Advance
94% have it

15. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
65mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

16. Is available over-the-counter

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

17. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

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.
Panadol Extra Advance
76% have it

18. 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 Extra Advance
37% have it

19. half life

A drug’s half-life is the time it takes for half of a given dose to be eliminated from the body or bloodstream, as measured in hours. Drugs with a short half-life take effect quicker, however, they need to be taken more frequently than drugs with a longer half-life.
4h
Anadin LiquiFast Capsules 200mg: 2h

20. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

21. pills per box

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.
32
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

22. aspirin

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

23. 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

24. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

25. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
0mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg

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