These tablets contain three active ingredients that work to provide relief. These are: Aspirin, Paracetamol, Caffeine. Aspirin and paracetamol are both painkillers, with aspirin being what is known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which are used to reduce pain and inflammation. Paracetamol can also be used to reduce fever. Caffeine is an ingredient that works as a mild stimulant and can also improve the effectiveness of paracetamol as a painkiller. These tablets are suitable for adults and children aged 16 and over. They should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in them. They should also not be used if any of the following apply to you:
Are allergic to any other NSAIDs
Have a disorder such as haemophilia, which causes excessive bleeding
Have, or in the past had, a stomach ulcer
Are taking a high dose of methotrexate, 15mg or more
These tablets should not be used by anyone pregnant or breastfeeding unless advised to do so by a doctor.