Maxigesic is clinically proven to provide superior pain relief than either paracetamol or ibuprofen on their own (based on a study of post-operative dental pain). Maxigesic is also codeine-free and provides an effective alternative to codeine-containing analgesics without the risks of potential misuse and abuse associated with them. For temporary relief of pain, including pain where inflammation is present. Maxigesic provides temporary relief from pain associated with headache, migraine headache, tension headache, sinus pain, toothache, dental procedures, backache, sore throat, arthritis, tennis elbow, period pain, muscular pain, rheumatic pain, and aches and pains associated with cold and flu. Maxigesic also helps reduce fever.