The Science Behind Optizorb Technology

Optizorb technology contains key ingredients: alginic acid that draws fluid from the stomach into the tablet causing it to swell and break apart, and calcium carbonate that works together with alginic acid to boost the disintegration of the tablet.1,2

Paracetamol disintegrating in the stomach

Basics of Optizorb technology

This is a revolutionary technology that helps increase the rate that Panadol tablets break down in the stomach, for faster absorption of paracetamol.1-3†

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The absorption of paracetamol primarily occurs in the upper small intestine. The rate of absorption is limited by factors such as the process of tablet disintegration and dissolution in the stomach. 

Optizorb technology increases the speed of tablet disintegration.1†

Discover the Panadol range with Optizorb technology

Panadol with Optizorb pack shot

Panadol with Optizorb technology

Advanced technology, enabling faster absorption compared with standard Panadol tablets for fast pain relief.1,2

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Bi-layer technology

Bi-layer technology

Discover more about Panadol Osteo bi-layer technology that can provide pain relief for up to 8 hours.4,5

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