Competitors: Midol

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Periods, Midol, and Advil

Some additional articles talking about periods, Midol and Advil are "Irregular Periods, Shorter Life Span? ", "Menstrual Cramps Medicines: Drugs You Can Take To Relieve Period Pain " and "Pain relievers: A cause of higher heart risk among people with arthritis?" . The rest of the findings has been outlined below.

#1: PERIODS

Article '1A': "Irregular Periods, Shorter Life Span? "

  • The article discusses the risk of early death for women whose menstrual cycle length differs from the usual 28-day period.
  • According to the article, uncontrolled diabetes, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid conditions and stress are linked to an irregular menstrual cycle.

Article '1B': "Why the Myth of Period Syncing Won’t Go Away "


#2: MIDOL

Article '2A': "Menstrual Cramps Medicines: Drugs You Can Take To Relieve Period Pain "

Article '2B': "It’s Easy to Overdose on Acetaminophen and It Can Kill You, New Study Says "


#3: ADVIL

Article '3A': "Pain relievers: A cause of higher heart risk among people with arthritis?"

  • The article mentions Advil as a drug intended for people with osteoarthritis. In the article, a study is referenced and it is noted that Advil, among other medications, may increase the risk of heart attack for people osteoarthritis.

Article '3B': "The Danger of Swallowing Pills Without Water—It’s Not Just Choking"


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Midol Competitors

Some of the biggest competitors to Midol include Healthmate Forever, Tens Pros, and Outback Pain Relief.

HEALTHMATE FOREVER

  • Healthmate Forever is based in Kansas, United States and has an estimated revenue of $11.5million.
  • It provides "the highest technology and service standards in the electrotherapy industry" and offers free shipping.
  • Healthmate Forever has promo codes that are higher than the ones provided by Midol. It currently has 24 active promo codes while Midol does not have any active promo codes.
  • Additionally, the company accepts PayPal support and offers free returns.
  • Its best-sellers' prices range from $29.99 to $1099.99.
  • It has a score of 4.5 out of 5 points on Knoji based on 27 reviews.

TENS PROS

OUTBACK PAIN RELIEF

  • Outback Pain Relief is based in Florida, United States and has an estimated revenue of $4.6million.
  • The company has promo codes that are higher than the ones provided by Midol. It currently has 30 active promo codes while Midol does not have any active promo codes.
  • The company accepts Paypal support and offers free returns.
  • It has a score of 4.0 out of 5 points on Knoji based on 18 reviews.
  • Outback's prices range from $13.95 to $89.95

RESEARCH STRATEGY

To find the biggest competitors of Midol, we searched through media publications and product review sites. We were able to find a review of products similar to Midol. To compile a list of the three biggest competitors, we used the review ratings on Knoji and the companies' revenue provided by company databases such as Zoominfo and Crunchbase.
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From Part 01
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  • "Women whose menstrual cycles persistently vary from the 28-day norm may have an increased risk of earlier death, new research suggests."
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  • "Period syncing—or, more formally, “menstrual synchrony”—was introduced into the popular consciousness in 1971 by a researcher named Martha McClintock."
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  • "Those who only experience mild pains may take aspirin and acetaminophen (Tylenol) or acetaminophen plus a diuretic drug such as Midol or Pamprin"
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  • "Acetaminophen, an analgesic (a compound that relieves pain), is the most common drug ingredient in America. Many know it as the active ingredient in Tylenol, but it is also present in Anacin, Benadryl, Contac, Dristan, Excedrin, Midol, Nyquil, Robitussin, Sudafed, and many other over-the-counter remedies, as well as in such prescription medicines as Percocet and Vicodin."
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  • "To manage the painful joint disease known as osteoarthritis, people often take ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox). But these and related drugs — known as NSAIDs — may account for the higher rates of heart disease seen in people with osteoarthritis, a new study suggests."
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  • "Pain-relieving medications such as Motrin and Advil are commonly taken without water, and that class of drugs can be notoriously problematic if they get lodged in the throat," says Caudle. Here are other medicine mistakes that hurt your health."
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  • "Acetaminophen, an analgesic (a compound that relieves pain), is the most common drug ingredient in America. Many know it as the active ingredient in Tylenol, but it is also present in Anacin, Benadryl, Contac, Dristan, Excedrin, Midol, Nyquil, Robitussin, Sudafed, and many other over-the-counter remedies, as well as in such prescription medicines as Percocet and Vicodin."