64points

Panadol Extra Advance

98points

Tylenol Extra Strength

Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
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Panadol Extra Advance vs Tylenol Extra Strength

Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength

Why is Panadol Extra Advance better than Tylenol Extra Strength?

  • 2 higher daily limit
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    8vs6
  • 65mg more caffeine content
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    65mgvs0mg
  • Is suitable for diabetics
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  • 34min faster acting
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    11minvs45min
  • Recommended for sore throats
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  • Has more than one active ingredient
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Why is Tylenol Extra Strength better than Panadol Extra Advance?

  • 293 more pills in the box
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    325vs32
  • 24months longer shelf life
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    48monthsvs24months
  • Not linked to dependency
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  • 0.8h shorter half-life
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    3.2hvs4h
  • 3 more consecutive days
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    10vs7
  • Not linked to blurred vision
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  • Not linked to dizziness
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  • Not linked to shortness of breath
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

8

6

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

325

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.shelf life

24months

48months

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.
4.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.Is available over-the-counter
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
6.Not linked to dependency
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

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

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.
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
Tylenol Extra Strength
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
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 migraines
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
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.
4.Targets rheumatic pain
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
Rheumatic pain is pain in the joints and connective tissues, most commonly caused by arthritis.
5.Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
6.Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.

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