64points

Panadol Extra Advance

56points

Panadol Ultra

Panadol Extra Advance
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33 facts in comparison

Panadol Extra Advance vs Panadol Ultra

Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra

Why is Panadol Extra Advance better than Panadol Ultra?

  • 12 more pills in the box
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    32vs20
  • 65mg more caffeine content
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    65mgvs0mg
  • Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
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  • Is suitable for diabetics
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  • 4 more consecutive days
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    7vs3

Why is Panadol Ultra better than Panadol Extra Advance?

  • Targets muscular pain
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  • 12.8mg more codeine content
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    12.8mgvs0mg
  • Not linked to blurred vision
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  • Treats sciatica
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

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.
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 Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
4.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.Is suitable for diabetics
Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
This product can be taken by diabetics without any known adverse effects.
6.Can be taken on an empty stomach
Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
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.caffeine

65mg

0mg

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

0mg

0mg

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

0mg

12.8mg

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.
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 Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
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 anemia in case of overdose
Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
4.Targets headaches
Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
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
Panadol Extra Advance
Panadol Ultra
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
Panadol Ultra
Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.

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