MAXIGESIC®

For fast, effective double-action relief from a wide range of pain.

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MAXIGESIC PE®

For triple-action relief from a wide range of pain as well as cold, flu, and sinus symptoms.

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The benefits of MAXIGESIC®

Hartley Atkinson talks about the benefits of MAXIGESIC® and MAXIGESIC PE® products he invented to be better.

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Great things from humble beginnings

Invented by New Zealand pharmacologist Hartley Atkinson, MAXIGESIC is a breakthrough in pain relief
MAXIGESIC is licensed in 111 countries, and counting…
Maxigesic was developed as a better, faster alternative for pain relief than other combination analgesics, particularly those containing codeine

Developed in New Zealand

Codeine-free pain relief

Going global

Invented by New Zealand pharmacologist Hartley Atkinson, MAXIGESIC® is a breakthrough in pain relief – a world-first specific combination of paracetamol 500mg and ibuprofen 150mg.

MAXIGESIC® was developed as a better, faster alternative for pain relief than other combination analgesics, particularly those containing codeine, and it is clinically proven to provide at least 32% more effective pain relief than paracetamol or ibuprofen alone.1

MAXIGESIC® is licensed in 125 countries, and counting…

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Result achieved in a trial of post-operative pain relief after removal of 1–4 wisdom teeth using MAXIGESIC® compared with paracetamol 4000mg or ibuprofen 1200mg alone per day in four divided doses.¹

WARNING: Do NOT combine with any other paracetamol or ibuprofen containing medicines. Do not exceed the daily recommended dose.

Reference: 1. Merry, A. F., Gibbs, R. D., Edwards, J., Ting, G. S., Frampton, C., Davies, E. and Anderson, B. J. (2010). “Combined acetaminophen and ibuprofen for pain relief after oral surgery in adults: a randomized controlled trial” British Journal of Anaesthesia 104(1): 80–88. Research sponsored by AFT Pharmaceuticals. 2. Atkinson. H.C., Stanescu. I., (2014). Increased Phenylephrine Plasma Levels with Administration of Acetaminophen. New England Journal of Medicine 370:12 1171-1172.

MAXIGESIC® film coated tablets are for the temporary relief of pain, the reduction of fever and the discomfort associated with fever. Do not use if you have asthma or a stomach ulcer. Do not use in children under 12 years or if you have kidney disease. Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use can be harmful. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional. AFT Pharmaceuticals, Auckland. TAPS PP9486. NZ Patent No. 552181.

MAXIGESIC PE® film coated tablets are for the temporary relief of cold and flu symptoms including headache, fever, pain and nasal congestion. Do not use if you have asthma or a stomach ulcer. Do not use in children under 12 years or if you have kidney disease. Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use can be harmful. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional. AFT Pharmaceuticals, Auckland. NZ Patent numbers 613918 and 617848.

Invented by New Zealand pharmacologist Hartley Atkinson, MAXIGESIC is a breakthrough in pain relief
MAXIGESIC is licensed in 111 countries, and counting…
Maxigesic was developed as a better, faster alternative for pain relief than other combination analgesics, particularly those containing codeine

Developed in New Zealand

Invented by New Zealand pharmacologist Hartley Atkinson, MAXIGESIC is a breakthrough in pain relief – a world-first specific combination of Paracetamol 500mg and Ibuprofen 150mg.

Going global

MAXIGESIC is licensed in 125 countries, and counting…

Codeine-free pain relief

Maxigesic was developed as a better, faster alternative for pain relief than other combination analgesics, particularly those containing codeine, and it is clinically proven to provide at least 32% more effective pain relief than Paracetamol or Ibuprofen alone.1

Developed in New Zealand

Codeine-free pain relief

Going global

Invented by New Zealand pharmacologist Hartley Atkinson, MAXIGESIC is a breakthrough in pain relief – a world-first specific combination of Paracetamol 500mg and Ibuprofen 150mg.

Maxigesic was developed as a better, faster alternative for pain relief than other combination analgesics, particularly those containing codeine, and it is clinically proven to provide at least 32% more effective pain relief than Paracetamol or Ibuprofen alone.1

MAXIGESIC is licensed in 125 countries, and counting…