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Tempra Children's Syrup

Tempra Children's Syrup
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Tempra Children's Syrup review: 28 facts and highlights

Tempra Children's Syrup
Tempra Children's Syrup

Why is Tempra Children's Syrup better than the average?

  • Minimum age requirements
    2yearsvs11.73years

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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

5

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
Tempra Children's Syrup

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.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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4.minimum age requirements

2years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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5.Is available over-the-counter
Tempra Children's Syrup

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

6.Not linked to dependency
Tempra Children's Syrup

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

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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

80mg

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.caffeine

0mg

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

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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.naproxen

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.

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Effects

1.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Tempra Children's Syrup

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.

2.Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose
Tempra Children's Syrup

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

3.No naproxen-associated heart risk
Tempra Children's Syrup

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.

4.Not linked to Reye’s syndrome
Tempra Children's Syrup

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.

5.Not linked to seizures in case of overdose
Tempra Children's Syrup

A seizure occurs when there is a sudden increase in electrical activity in the brain, affecting the nervous system. It can cause involuntary movements and carries a risk of injury.

6.Not linked to shortness of breath
Tempra Children's Syrup

Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.

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