The Pain of Headache Pain
Headaches are one of the most common causes of pain, with most people experiencing a headache at least once in their life.(1) Many constant headache sufferers ‘suffer in silence’ and choose not to seek relief because of the stigma associated with headaches - the perception that ‘headaches are all in the mind’.(2) Medical research and initiatives, such as the recent World Health Organisation declaration of headache as a disorder, is changing this perception of frequent headaches.(3)
Around 15 per cent of Australians are taking pain-relieving medication for a headache at any given time.(1)
There are two different types of headaches:(4)
- Primary - which often "just happen" and are not caused by another injury or illness.
- Secondary - which are caused by some underlying health condition.
What Causes Headaches?
Precipitating factors that can trigger headaches include: (2)
- Head injuries
- Inadequate workstations
How to Relieve Headaches Fast
According to the National Omnibus Survey, research has found that 69% of Australians are seeking fast absorption when looking for pain relief.(5) Fast absorption, is one of the key attributes consumers look for when it comes to headache relief. 7 out of 10 Australian consumers agree that they look for a pain relief product that “is absorbed quickly for fast relief”.(5)
Nurofen knows that fast absorption is important to consumers so they are adding Nurofen Quickzorb to the current Nurofen range to offer consumers another choice for pain management. Australians will be able to get a fast absorbing pain relief product thanks to Nurofen Quickzorb.(6)
How Nurofen Quickzorb Works
When you suffer from pain, you need a pain reliever that will provide fast relief. For effective and fast pain relief, choose Nurofen Quickzorb. It is a fast absorbing, anti-inflammatory pain reliever, suitable for headache relief and other forms of pain.
Nurofen Quickzorb formulation contains ibuprofen lysine, a type of salt molecule that assists in the fast absorption of ibuprofen into the bloodstream. Nurofen Quickzorb provides faster absorption than standard Nurofen tablets, as shown and published in a peer reviewed study.(6)
Nurofen Quickzorb can be taken on an empty stomach. It is effective in the temporary relief of pain and/or inflammation associated with:
- Tension Headaches
- Muscular pain
- Cold & flu symptoms
- Period pain
- Dental pain
- Sinus pain
- Back pain
- Arthritic pain
- Reduces fever
Australians can now get a fast absorbing pain reliever thanks to Nurofen Quickzorb. Nurofen Quickzorb will be available nationwide in major pharmacies and grocery stores from April 2019.
Available in a range of Pack sizes: 12 caplets, 24 caplets, 48 caplets
Nurofen Quickzorb dosage guidelines are clearly available on pack. They are also available via the Nurofen website - www.nurofen.com.au/our-products/adult-pain/nurofen-quickzorb-caplets/
This article is for general information only and not intended as a substitute for medical advice. All information presented on these web pages is not meant to diagnose or prescribe. In all health related matters, always consult your healthcare professional.
For the temporary relief of pain and/or inflammation. This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. Incorrect use could be harmful. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.
5. National Online Omnibus Survey consisting of a representative sample of n=1002 respondents aged 18+. Research conducted February 2018
6. Miles, L., Hall, J., Jenner, B., Addis, R., Hutchings, S. (2018). Predicting rapid analgesic onset of ibuprofen salts compared with ibuprofen acid: Tlag, Tlow, Tmed, and a novel parameter, TCmaxRef. Current Medical Research and Opinion. DOI:10.1080/03007995.2018.1466697