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What else contains paracetamol?

What else contains paracetamol?

Some prescription medicines contain paracetamol combined with other painkillers, such as:

  • co-codamol (paracetamol and codeine)
  • co-dydramol (paracetamol and dihydrocodeine)
  • Tramacet (paracetamol and tramadol)

What group of drugs is paracetamol in?


Clinical data
Routes of administration By mouth, rectal, intravenous (IV)
Drug class Analgesics and antipyretics
ATC code N02BE01 (WHO) N02BE51 (WHO) N02BE71 (WHO)
Legal status

What over the counter drugs contain paracetamol?

Common brand names include Tylenol, Excedrin, Calpol, and Panadol.

Does disprin contain paracetamol?

as part of its strategy to extend the brand of its popular painkiller disprin, reckitt benckiser has brought in disprin plus containing paracetamol and disprin cv (cardiovascular), a 100 mg aspirin tablet while phasing out existing 350mg disprin tablets.

Is Panadol a paracetamol?

Panadol, which contains paracetamol, can product provide fast, effective relief for common everyday pain, including headaches, migraine headaches, sore throat and dental pain.

What is the generic name of paracetamol?

Other names

Generic name Brand names
Paracetamol Dymadon®, Lemsip®, Panadol®, Panamax®, Tylenol®
Paracetamol and codeine Panadeine Forte®, Panamax Co®
Paracetamol, codeine and doxylamine Mersyndol® and Mersyndol Forte®, Panalgesic®

Is paracetamol and ibuprofen the same?

The main difference between the two medications is that ibuprofen reduces inflammation, whereas paracetamol does not.

Which paracetamol is best?

Paracetamol relieves pain. It also reduces raised body temperature (fever). You can take a dose of paracetamol every 4-6 hours if needed, but do not take more than four doses in any 24-hour period….About paracetamol.

Type of medicine Painkiller
Used for Pain and fever (high temperature) in adults and children

Is aspirin and paracetamol same?

It reduces or completely prevents the production of prostaglandins – a pain and inflammation-causing chemical find throughout the body. However, paracetamol targets the prostaglandins found in the brain. Aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.

Is Nurofen paracetamol?

Ibuprofen is used in a very similar way to paracetamol; it treats pain but can also be used to treat fever. The main difference is that ibuprofen reduces inflammation. Ibuprofen is a type of drug called a non-steroidal anti inflammatory (NSAID). This means that ibuprofen will reduce inflammation.

Which is stronger Panadol or paracetamol?

Panadol Extra Advance provides up to 37% more pain relieving power compared to standard paracetamol tablets and is gentle on the stomach.

Is Panadol and paracetamol the same thing?

Panadol – The GlaxoSmithKline brand name for 500g of Paracetamol . This 500g of Paracetamol is common among all of the panadol range and acts as an analgesic (pain relief) and anti-pyretic (decreases temperature). It contains no anti-inflammatory substances.