Panadol Extra Caplets

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500mg Paracetamol + 65mg caffeine

Panadol Extra with Optizorb Formulation contains a clinically proven combination of ingredients for fighting moderate pain. Each caplet contains paracetamol and caffeine, plus advanced Optizorb technology, designed to fight five types of moderate pain: migraine headache, period pain, tension headache, muscle aches and pains, and dental pain. When you want a powerful pain reliever, choose Panadol Extra.

What does it relieve?

Migraine headaches, muscle aches & pains, period pain, dental pain, tension headaches. Panadol Tablets also reduce fever.

What's the format?

Caplets are oval shaped, as well as film-coated, making them easier to swallow and leaving no bitter aftertaste.

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Dosage information (Paracetamol 500 mg)

Age Dose How often
12 – Adult 1-2 Caplet(s) Every 4-6 hours with water as required (maximum 8 tablets in 24 hours)

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Usage directions, ingredients and warnings

Before using Panadol Extra Caplets, be sure to check the product ingredients and directions for use, and make sure you are familiar with any warnings and precautions.

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Place caplet(s) in mouth and swallow with water

Panadol Extra can be taken on an empty stomach. Also suitable for people with stomach ulcers

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Active ingredient: 500mg Paracetamol, 65mg caffeine

Further Information

  • No gluten, lactose or sugar
  • Hydroxybenzoates is used as a preservative


Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Incorrect use could be harmful.


If you would like any further information regarding Panadol products, please call our INFOLINE New Zealand on 0800 540 144.

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