58points

Panadol Extra Advance

56points

Tylenol Extra Strength

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Panadol Extra Advance vs Tylenol Extra Strength

Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength
58
points
56
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Why is Panadol Extra Advance better than Tylenol Extra Strength?

  • Has more than one active ingredient
  • Is suitable for diabetics
  • 34min faster acting
    11minvs45min
  • Recommended for sore throats

Why is Tylenol Extra Strength better than Panadol Extra Advance?

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

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.

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St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg

48

2.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension

0.08years

3.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.

4.half life

4h

3.2h

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

2h

5.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.

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Ecotrin Low Strength

365

6.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.

Best

Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

48months

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.

Best

Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg

684mg

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.

Best

Goody's Headache Relief Shot

1000mg

3.caffeine

65mg

0mg

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

Best

Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets

65mg

4.Has more than one active ingredient
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength

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.

5.aspirin

0mg

0mg

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

Best

Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

6.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.

Best

Nurofen Plus

12.8mg

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.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength

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

4.Targets headaches
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength

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
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.

6.Targets rheumatic pain
Panadol Extra Advance
Tylenol Extra Strength

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

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