Warning over paracetamol/ibuprofen doses

Paracetamol/ibuprofen combinations have been around since 2014 but anecdotal evidence suggests that even health professionals are confused about their use and correct dosage.

Feedback from the NSW Poisons Information Centre indicates that people who are used to taking two tablets of their preferred (single ingredient) analgesic are doing the same with the combination drug, even when only one is recommended.

Confusion may also be arising, among health professionals and patients alike, because products like Maxigesic and Nuromol have the same active ingredients but different