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extra ingredient in period pain panadol?

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I had sever period pain, I went to the pharmacy and told the lady my problem, she gave me some panadol tablets that were for period pain.. I wanted to know what extra ingredient is in these tablets that they specialize for period pain, or is it just normal panadol, also if thats not the case can you use period pain panadol for say a headache?


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replied June 15th, 2012
Pharmaceuticals Answer A36070
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Panadol comes in various forms like plain Panadol, Panadol extra advance (containing Panadol and caffeine having about 37% more pain relieving power), Panadol advance (about 5 times faster in relieving pain than plain Panadol), Panadol night tablets (containing paracetamol and an antipyretic to control fever and diphenhydramine to give you good sleep), Panadol ultra tablets (containing codeine) etc. Check which one you have got prescribed. All of these are able to relieve period pain as well as headaches due to migraine etc. For further clarification, visit your doctor/healthcare provider.
Take care.


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