Maxigesic® combines the power of paracetamol and ibuprofen in a unique double-action formulation for fast, effective double-action pain relief. 

Developed in New Zealand, Maxigesic® is a unique, patented combination of paracetamol and ibuprofen that provides fast, effective double-action relief for a wide range of pain symptoms, and also reduces inflammation and fever.

Maxigesic® provides fast, effective temporary relief for a wide range of pain; including:

  • Aches and pain from colds and flu
  • Sinus pain
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • ​Migraine Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Muscular Pain
  • Backache
  • Period Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatic pain
  • Toothache
  • Dental procedures
  • Tennis elbow
  • MAXIGESIC® also reduces fever

Available size: 20 Pack

Dose form: Tablet


Adults and children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets with a large glass of water.
Repeat dose every 4-6 hours as required, up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Maxigesic® is not recommended for children under 12 years. Keep to the recommended dose. Do not use for more than 72 hours except on the advice of your doctor.

Maxigesic® is for the relief of minor and temporary ailments and should be used strictly as directed. Prolonged or excessive use can be harmful.

Do not take Maxigesic®:
- If you have a stomach ulcer.
- If you are allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, paracetamol or anti-inflammatory medicines.
- In the last 3 months of pregnancy.
- In the presence of a stomach ulcer or other stomach disorders, impaired kidney function or heart failure.

Unless a doctor has told you to, do not take Maxigesic®:
- With other medicines you are taking regularly
- With other medicines containing ibuprofen, aspirin, paracetamol or other anti-inflammatory medicines
- If you have asthma
- If you are trying to become pregnant or during the last 6 months of pregnancy
- If you are taking anticoagulant medication, medication for high blood pressure, diuretics, lithium, methotrexate or other medicines for pain relief
- If you are aged 65 years of age or over.

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