Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
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Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps review: 28 facts and highlights

1. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

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.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
96% have it

2. ibuprofen

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.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

3. paracetamol

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.
325mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

4. maximum capsules daily

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
8
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

5. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
65% have it

6. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

7. Not linked to dependency

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
75% have it

8. consecutive days

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.
7
Tylenol PM: 14

9. Has more than one active ingredient

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.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
51% have it

10. Is anti-inflammatory

Anti- inflammatory drugs are particularly good for things like muscle and joint pain, as they not only block out the pain but also target the cause.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
69% have it

11. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
57% have it

12. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

13. pills per box

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.
16
Ecotrin Low Strength: 365

14. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
0mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

15. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

16. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
0mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg

17. Recommended for sore throats

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.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
44% have it

18. codeine

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.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg

19. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

20. Targets headaches

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.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

21. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
88% have it

22. Not linked to anemia in case of overdose

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
36% have it

23. Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
73% have it

24. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
94% have it

25. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

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.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
76% have it

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