WARNING:Do NOT combine with any other Paracetamol or Ibuprofen containing medicines. Do not exceed the daily recommended dose.
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.
Reference: 1. Merry, A. F., Gibbs, R. D., Edwards, J., Ting, G. S., Frampton, C., Davies, E. and Anderson, B. J. (2010). “Combined acetaminophen and ibuprofen for pain relief after oral surgery in adults: a randomized controlled trial” British Journal of Anaesthesia 104(1): 80-88. Result achieved in a trial of post-operative pain relief after removal of 1–4 wisdom teeth using 2 tablets MAXIGESIC compared with paracetamol 1000mg or ibuprofen 300mg alone 4 times a day (Paracetamol 4000mg or Ibuprofen 1200mg per day). Research sponsored by AFT Pharmaceuticals.
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.