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Panadol Extra Soluble

Panadol Extra Soluble
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Panadol Extra Soluble review: 30 facts and highlights

Panadol Extra Soluble
Panadol Extra Soluble
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Why is Panadol Extra Soluble better than the average?

  • Maximum capsules daily
    8vs6.23
  • Paracetamol
    500mgvs175.77mg
  • Caffeine
    65mgvs8.35mg

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 soluble in water
Panadol Extra Soluble

The product is available in a soluble form, so you can dissolve it in water. This can result in quicker pain relief, and it is useful for people who find tablets difficult to swallow.

3.pills per box

24

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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4.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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5.Is suitable for pregnant women
Panadol Extra Soluble

This product can be taken by pregnant women without any known adverse effects.

For example

Panadol Extra Soluble

6.Is available over-the-counter
Panadol Extra Soluble

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

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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3.aspirin

0mg

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

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4.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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5.Has more than one active ingredient
Panadol Extra Soluble

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.

6.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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Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Panadol Extra Soluble

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

2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Panadol Extra Soluble

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 Soluble

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

4.Recommended for sore throats
Panadol Extra Soluble

Sore throats are usually caused by painful inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx. A common manifestation of a sore throat is pain when swallowing.

5.Not linked to anemia in case of overdose
Panadol Extra Soluble

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.

6.Not linked to heartburn
Panadol Extra Soluble

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.

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