Maxigesic® should not be taken: If you are allergic to ibuprofen, paracetamol, aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medicines, in the last 3 months of pregnancy, or in the presence of a stomach ulcer or stomach disorders, impaired liver or kidney function, or heart failure.
Maxigesic® coated tablets (Paracetamol 500mg and Ibuprofen 150mg) are for the temporary relief of mild to moderate pain associated with headache, dental pain, period pain, migraine, backache, rheumatic pain, muscular pain, sore throat, and pain after vaccination. Maxigesic® also reduces fever. Maxigesic® is especially suitable for pain which requires stronger analgesia than ibuprofen or paracetamol alone. The usual dosage for Adults and Children over 12 years is 1–2 tablets taken every 6 hours with a full glass of water, as required, up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets in a 24 hour period. Incorrect use can be harmful. Maxigesic® is not recommended for children under 12 years. Do not use if you have kidney disease. Do not use if you have asthma or a stomach ulcer. Do not combine with any other Paracetamol or Ibuprofen containing medicines. Patent No. 128361.
Maxigesic is clinically proven to reduce pain levels by at least 32% more than a full daily OTC dose of either Paracetamol or Ibuprofen alone1.
The only combination analgesic that provides the maximum daily OTC dosage of Paracetamol 4000mg and Ibuprofen 1200mg, if required.*
*2 tablets of Maxigesic taken every 6 hours over a 24 hour period (8 tablets maximum)
Simple, flexible dose of 1–2 tablets every 6 hours as required, up to a maximum of 8 tablets per day.