“You can ignore targeted marketing if you're clear you're taking the right ingredient and dose: a man taking Feminax Express - marketed for period pain - will simply be getting 342mg of ibuprofen lysine." “Many painkilling medicines have exactly the.
Ibuprofen can also treat period pain. 'The active ingredient in Feminax is ibuprofen, but it's vastly more expensive,' says GP Dr Fiona Sankey. Feminax also contains lysine, a salt, which 'has no therapeutic value', says Mr Dajani. It may speed up.
. initial dose - three painkilling tablets rather than the recommended two for the first dose - and specifically in a fast-acting form (ask the pharmacist for fast-acting painkillers such as Nurofen migraine pain caplets, £5.28 for 12, which contain.