Paracetemol vs Ibuprofen

Posted 20th October 2020


The below table outlines the differences between Paracetamol or Ibuprofen. Learn the difference between the two to help you understand how to best manage your pain. 

Paracetamol: is an analgesic (a class of medication designed specifically to relieve pain).  

Ibuprofen / Diclofenac: Is an anti-inflammatory drug that is used for treating pain, fever, and inflammation. People that are breastfeeding, pregnant, have heart problems, stroke or peptic ulcers should always consult a pharmacist before purchasing and use it with care.

To learn more about the differences and for advice on what's right for you, ask your local pharmacist.