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Headaches can ruin your day when you least expect them. Discover fast and effective relief with Hedex, a trusted UK name in headache relief.

Their powerful anti-headache pills provide quick relief from tension headaches, migraines, and everyday aches, allowing you to get back to what matters most.

With a proven track record of efficacy and a formulation designed for maximum relief, Hedex is your go-to solution for combating headaches. Don't let headaches hold you back; choose Hedex and reclaim your day!

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Our Hedex treatments

  • Hedex Extra Tablets

    Hedex Extra Tablets

    • Relieves mild symptoms
    • Helps with headaches, backaches, menstrual cramps
    • Contains paracetamol
    Hedex Extra Tablets

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Andy Boysan
Scott McDougall
"We think accessing healthcare should be easy. Whether we're fulfilling NHS prescriptions or helping people find the right treatments, we aim to offer our customers dependable, economical and convenient access to medicines with a personal and discreet service."

Scott McDougall & Andy Boysan, Co-Founders and lead pharmacists

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Our experienced clinical team are passionate about providing an excellent digital healthcare service.

  • 9

    qualified pharmacists on the team

  • 150+

    years experience across the team

Advice for Hedex

Guide to Hedex Headache and Pain Relief

Hedex is an over-the-counter pain relief medication that contains a blend of active ingredients designed to target various types of pain. Whether you're suffering from a pounding headache, muscle and joint pain, or have post-operative discomfort, Hedex offers a solution to alleviate your symptoms and get you back to feeling your best.

The Active Ingredients in Hedex

One of the key factors that sets Hedex apart from other pain relief medications is its carefully selected combination of active ingredients. Hedex contains paracetamol and caffeine, which work together to provide effective relief for a wide range of pain conditions.

Paracetamol is a well-known pain reliever and fever reducer. It works by inhibiting the production of certain chemicals in the body that cause pain and fever.

Caffeine, on the other hand, acts as a stimulant and enhances the effects of paracetamol, making it more effective in providing pain relief.

When these ingredients are combined in Hedex, they create a powerful formula that targets pain at its source, providing fast and effective relief. The carefully balanced ratio of each ingredient ensures that Hedex is both safe and efficient for relieving various types of pain.

Hedex Extra Tablets
Hedex Extra Tablets
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Comparing Hedex to Other Pain Relief Medications

Hedex vs. Paracetamol

Paracetamol is a common pain relief medication. Both Hedex and paracetamol contain paracetamol as an active ingredient. However, Hedex offers the added benefits of caffeine, making it more effective for certain types of pain, such as headaches accompanied by fatigue.

Hedex vs. Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for pain relief. Unlike ibuprofen, Hedex does not possess anti-inflammatory properties. However, Hedex's unique combination of active ingredients makes it a valuable choice for those seeking relief from headaches and other forms of pain.

While ibuprofen is effective in reducing inflammation in addition to providing pain relief, some individuals may prefer the targeted approach of Hedex for specific types of pain. By combining caffeine and paracetamol, Hedex offers a comprehensive solution for managing pain symptoms without the anti-inflammatory effects of ibuprofen.

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