Hedex Extra 16 Tablets
Hedex Extra 16 Tablets
Hedex Extra Tablets provide fast, effective headache relief. Containing the active ingredient Paracetamol, they are suitable for a wide range of headache types including tension, migraine, and menstrual pain. With added caffeine, the tablets work to improve pain relief and reduce symptoms even faster.
- Dual-action pain relief, designed to target all kinds of aches and pains
- Helps with backache, rheumatic and muscle pain
- Relieves the pain of toothaches, a sore throat and period pains
- Fights the development of a fever, aches and pains of cold and flu
- Contains two active ingredients to help relieve pain
- Suitable for adults and children over 16
What is Hedex Extra?
Hedex Extra is a pain reliever and fever reducer used to treat mild to moderate pain such as headache, menstrual pain, toothache and arthritis. It contains the active ingredient paracetamol, which works by blocking the production of certain chemicals in the body that causes pain and fever.
What are the active ingredients in Hedex Extra?
The active ingredient in Hedex Extra is paracetamol, a widely used pain reliever and fever reducer.
How does Hedex Extra work to relieve pain and reduce fever?
Hedex Extra works by blocking the production of certain chemicals in the body that causes pain and fever. When these chemicals are blocked, the sensation of pain is reduced and the body temperature returns to normal, reducing the symptoms of fever.
What are the side effects of taking Hedex Extra?
Common side effects of taking Hedex Extra include stomach pain, constipation, and diarrhoea. In rare cases, individuals may experience more serious side effects such as skin rashes, difficulty breathing, and jaundice. If you experience any of these symptoms, stop taking Hedex Extra and seek medical attention immediately.
How should Hedex Extra be taken?
Hedex Extra should be taken with a glass of water, before or after food. The recommended dose is two tablets every 4 to 6 hours, up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours. It is important to follow the instructions on the packaging and not exceed the recommended dose. If you are unsure about how much to take or if you have any questions about the use of Hedex Extra, please consult a doctor or pharmacist.
Active Ingredients: Caffeine 65mg, Paracetamol 500mg.
Other ingredients: Starch pregelatinised, maize starch, polyvinyl pyrrolidone, potassium sorbate, purified talc, stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, water, hypromellose (6CPS) and triacetin.
Usage and Instructions
Adults: 2 tablets up to 4 times daily. Maximum 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children aged 12-15 years: swallow 1 tablet every 4-6 hours as required.
- Do not take more than two tablets at any one time.
- Do not take more than eight in 24 hours.
- Do not take with any other medication containing paracetamol.
- Do not give to children under 12 years
- Do not take this Hedex Tablets if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this product (see ingredients tab for full list) or if you are taking any other medicines that contain paracetamol.
- This product is not suitable for those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor or a pharmacist before using this product if you have liver or kidney disease, including alcoholic liver disease.
Seek advice from your doctor or a pharmacist before taking Hedex if you are takin any prescribed medicines, especially:
Like all medicines, Hedex can cause side effects, although note everyone will experience them.
Stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor immediately if you experience:
- Allergic reactions – skin rash, itching, swelling of the mouth or face, shortness of breath
- Skin rash, peeling or mouth ulcers
- Breathing problems
- Unexplained bruising or bleeding
- Sudden weightloss
- Loss of appetite
- Yellowing of the eyes and skin