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Panadol Extra Advance

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Panadol Extra Advance review: 33 facts and highlights

Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Extra Advance

Why is Panadol Extra Advance better than the average?

  • Paracetamol
    500mgvs175.77mg
  • Maximum capsules daily
    8vs6.23
  • Caffeine
    65mgvs8.35mg
  • Onset relief time
    11minvs35.39min

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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 Extra Advance

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

3.half life

4h

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.

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Anadin LiquiFast Capsules 200mg

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4.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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5.pills per box

32

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.

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6.shelf life

24months

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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48months

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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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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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1000mg

3.Has more than one active ingredient
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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.

4.caffeine

65mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.

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65mg

5.aspirin

0mg

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

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520mg

6.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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12.8mg

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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Panadol Extra Advance

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Extra Advance

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
Panadol Extra Advance

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.

4.Targets headaches
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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.

5.Targets migraines
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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.

6.Targets rheumatic pain
Panadol Extra Advance

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

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