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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

Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

Why is Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps better than the average?

  • Paracetamol
    325mgvs175.77mg
  • Maximum capsules daily
    8vs6.23

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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.Not linked to dependency
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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

3.consecutive days

7

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.

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14

4.Is available over-the-counter
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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

5.pills per box

16

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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365

6.minimum age requirements

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.

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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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684mg

2.paracetamol

325mg

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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Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder

520mg

4.Has more than one active ingredient
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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.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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6.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)
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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

3.Is anti-inflammatory
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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.

4.Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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.

5.Recommended for sore throats
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief LiquiCaps

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.

6.diphenhydramine

0mg

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.

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