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User Reviews for Goody's Extra-Strength Headache Powders to treat Pain/Fever

Goody's Extra-Strength Headache Powders has an average rating of 6.6 out of 10 from a total of 103 ratings for the treatment of Pain/Fever. 57% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 29% reported a negative effect.

Goody's Extra-Strength Headache Powders Rating Summary

6.6/10 average rating

103 ratings from 127 user reviews.

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Reviews for Goody's Extra-Strength Headache Powders

Elliot · Taken for 10 years or more August 26, 2019

“It’s not just the new packaging it’s the formula it has changed and is horrible I’ve taken Goody's for 30 years . This is such a big disappointment .This company is going to sink fast !!!! This was a huge mistake!!!!!!!!!!!!”

1 / 10
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Mhenson 254 · Taken for 10 years or more January 12, 2020

“I do not like the new packaging of on the go, I had no issues with old style, but do with new style, powder sticks inside has to be flicked and shaken to get out, also not sure you get as much as in old style but not sure about that part.”

8 / 10
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Lisa · Taken for 10 years or more February 17, 2019

“I have take Goody powders for 25 years for back pain. I love the product but hate the new packages. It makes it harder to take. I have always heard if it ain't broke don't fix it. You should have left it alone.”

8 / 10
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Mitch44 · Taken for 10 years or more August 22, 2019

“The new packaging stinks. Usually a large portion of the powder gets stuck in the bottom of the packet. When that happens instead on one clean dose in the back of your throat, now it dribbles out onto the tongue (which is a very bitter tasting ordeal). When the old pack emptied in to the rear of the throat there was minimal issue with bitterness. This is something that was not broken and did not need fixing. . What idiot thought this was a good idea? I have used Goody's Powder for decades. I am going elsewhere.”

7 / 10
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Ricky · Taken for 2 to 5 years August 26, 2019

“Love the Goody's Powder extra strength but I'm disliking these new power packets. The powder sticks to the package and in the corners. This new package was the worst thing the company could have ever done. Yes the new package allows you to carry individual packs with you but are more of a hassle to get the powder out of the package than it's worth. Bring back the original packets or sell both side by side and let the consumer decide. Contemplating finding a new over the counter headache medicine.”

6 / 10
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Jim · Taken for less than 1 month August 14, 2019

“SOOOO nice to see that EVERYone is in agreement on this! I've actually been driving around, snatching up all of the old packaging Goody's I can find. I just ran out a few days ago, and had to resort to buying the new crappy packaging. I actually held on to one of the old-style waxed envelopes, and I'll pour the contents from the new packaging into the OLD-style wax envelope, and THEN take the powder! I will now officially add MY voice to "the choir".... BRING BACK THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING! PLEASE!!!!!”

10 / 10
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New Goody's pack hater February 12, 2019

“Thought I was the only one experiencing issues w/the new packaging. After taking (opps excuse me "trying" to take it) I find myself opening it the SAME WAY as the old package was designed. The powder doesn't come out completely; it's super annoying. NOT a fan...at all...Even wrote the company directly, but no response. "If it ain't broke..."”

5 / 10
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Nick May 3, 2019

“Will be looking for an alternative that has not gone to this type packaging. Goody's was my go-to for many years. The new packaging is beyond annoying. With the original paper, you could get the medicine on the back of the tongue - away from the bitter taste buds. As all the other reviews, powder gets stuck in the corner and goes all over your tongue. Not convenient, not broken, why mess it up?”

1 / 10
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mee · Taken for 10 years or more April 10, 2019

“Powders don't seem to work as well as before, because you can not - I said can not get all the powder out of these NEW go-packs. They SUCK no one likes them, your sales will drop to nothing if you do not bring back the old package.”

2 / 10
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RUE · Taken for 10 years or more August 17, 2019

“I am so happy to see that I am not the only one that thinks this new packaging is a scam. Half the meds go in the trash. Waste of money. Waste of time. Even Dale Earnhardt jr as a sponsor. Just makes him look like a big fat liar. And so many in the south love and trust him. Huge disappointment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! After 20 years of using Goodies. I will NEVER buy this product again. Advil will be my new love. At least with a tablet I know I am getting the whole med. Not just half.”

5 / 10
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Alabama October 4, 2019

“I hope that the Prestige Brands Company gets their heads out of their . butts and changes back to the old packaging. I for one am searching for another product that is more user friendly. Listen to the users!”

8 / 10
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annoyed · Taken for 10 years or more March 28, 2019

“I have used Goodys for at least 30 years & have never found another product that works as good, UNTIL NOW. The new packaging is the most annoying thing ever & I agree with everyone else's comments that either the formula has changed or there isn't the same amount in the packs as before because 1 or 2 of them used to work great for headaches & now I can take them all day long & still have a headache. SOMETHING is different about them, other than the new annoying packs! Maybe a generic brand will come out & use the old packaging & will make a fortune!!!”

1 / 10
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Missy · Taken for 10 years or more August 14, 2019

“Packaging sucks! It sticks to the sides so you have to use more ( maybe that's the catch). It also gets wet from the sides of your mouth and clumps up. I have used this product for 20 years but this will be my last box.”

2 / 10
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hexdude24 October 1, 2019

“Agreed. I hate the new "Stick Packs." I think they call it that because the powder "sticks" in the pack. This is another example of some marketing department that has never actually used the product it promotes. When I am forced to buy these, I dump the powder into the old wraps and take those with me.”

1 / 10
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EranLouise · Taken for 10 years or more March 7, 2019

“I have been taking Goodys for 15+ years. They have been the only thing that has ever helped my headaches. When they introduced the new packaging I was happy because I thought it would be easier. Well, it's not and they don't work as good. My husband thought I was crazy until I stumbled upon this post. I have a box of the older powders in my car and I noticed today that it has SO much more powder and it actually worked. I'm so bummed :(”

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XCustomer December 2, 2018

“I have used Goodies for over 50 years and have loved the product. My wife is Chinese and we took a box with us to China one year. Her friends and family tried the product and went crazy for it. I literally had to send dozens of boxes as gifts when we returned to the states. Unfortunately, I guess all good things come to an end. I, like almost 100% of their loyal customers, can not stand the new packaging. It is impossible to get all of the medication out of the pack and I believe they have reduced the amount of the dosage as well. I think that they did it to make their product tamper-proof. A suggestion, if Goodies actually reads these reviews, would be to make the box itself tamper-proof and go back to the old sleeves that have worked for generations. Good Lord, don't you guys test these things before you dump something like this on your loyal customers. You have to know how bad this is and how dangerous it is going to be to your bottom line. WAKEUP GOODIES !”

10 / 10
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Turk · Taken for 10 years or more August 19, 2019

“The new packaging is horrible! Absolutely horrible! I have tried several methods to dispense the product, and there isn't a good way! Plus, I am not convinced it is the same formulation. PLEASE bring back the old packaging! Been using Goody's for 40 years, and I am about to stop as soon as I can't find the other.”

10 / 10
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Nan · Taken for 10 years or more August 15, 2018

“Love Goody Powders .. It's a 10'. But, I hate the new packaging it's a ZERO. Please go back to the original. I've tried 4-5 different ways to open it and not successful getting into the groove with it. I have PsA arthritis and this packaging just doesn't work for me. I really hope you will consider your customers needs. PLEASE!! Go back to the foldout. Thank you(~.~)”

10 / 10
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Turbo July 21, 2019

“Wait...I get it!..Goody’s are changing TO an ineffective, aggravating, irritating, less effective product that long time customers praise, in exchange for what some millennial jackass in advertising thinks is a good idea. Brilliant! After using Goody’s for five decades (they were 22 cents when I found them) I can only hope that this is a way they have devised to see how many users they actually have. Good work! Not! Say, ...an ad with the plethora of pissed off long-time customers storming the gates of Goody’s factory because their headache is killing them - may bring sales back up to pre-stupidity levels. If we wanted placebo headache relief, we would have been buying something else.”

10 / 10
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sluffy · Taken for 10 years or more July 25, 2019

“The new packaging is the worst and the product has changed and is very very grainy almost like crushed up glass. It probably scratches my organs on the way down my throat. To the makers of goodys, you screwed up!”

2 / 10
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Suzie · Taken for 10 years or more February 7, 2019

“I've used Goody's for many years, and have always felt relief within 15 to 20 minutes. However, with the new on the go packaging they don't seem to work as fast or give me as much relief. The new packs are very hard to get all of the powder out of, and it seems as if there isn't the same amount in them as the old packaging. I almost feel like using BC's because they still have the same type of package. I love goody's for my pain, but absolutely can't stand buying them anymore with the new ones. Please bring back the old packaging!”

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CountryGirl007 · Taken for 10 years or more October 27, 2018

“I have used Goody's for years just like all these other folks at least 20 years, I too, however, hate the new package not only is it hard to use but they really seem like they have less medicine than before. Please go back to the old packaging.”

10 / 10
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Lowrider · Taken for 10 years or more October 20, 2018

“We have used Goody's in my family for as long as I can remember. The packages were perfect the way they were, easy to use and we had different ways to take them. BUT, the new To go pack is garbage! They were always to go packs. Please change them back ! BTW ....pretty old.”

10 / 10
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Riley ester day January 10, 2019

“I have taken Goody powders regularly for headaches for at least 28 years and am very upset that the company has changed the packaging making it terribly difficult to open and to get the powder out, and that although they claim same formulation it is not The new formula is more flyaway and makes aspiration too easy. I will not continue to use this new formula.”

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Keith · Taken for 10 years or more January 3, 2019

“I pulled the website to provide feedback. My sentiments are the same, don't like the new package. More difficult to use, open. Contents spill everywhere. I am aware that money was invested in the new equipment but a mistake has been made. Goodys user for 40+ years.”

7 / 10
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