Co-codamol, a powerful pain relief medication, is your ally in combating stomach pain and other discomfort. This medication combines two active ingredients: 500mg of Paracetamol and 8mg of Codeine Phosphate, working together to alleviate your pain. It can be employed individually or in conjunction with other painkillers, such as ibuprofen and aspirin. Co-codamol is tailored to address moderate to severe pain, providing you with much-needed relief.
For more detailed information, please refer to the Patient Information Leaflet provided with your purchase.
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Co-codamol 8/500mg tablets bring together two active ingredients: Paracetamol and Codeine, working in harmony to ease your discomfort.
These tablets are your go-to for a variety of discomforts, including:
Before using Co-codamol, take time to thoroughly review the provided Patient Information Leaflet. It’s vital to understand how to use this medication safely.
Co-codamol is an analgesic, meaning it’s designed to relieve pain, not cure the underlying issue. If you’re uncertain about the cause of your pain, consult your doctor or pharmacist for guidance. In any case, limit your use to three days without seeking professional medical advice.
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Follow your doctor’s guidance, but typically, adults and teens aged 16 to 18 can take 1 to 2 tablets every 6 hours, not exceeding 8 tablets in 24 hours. Children aged 12 to 15 can take 1 tablet every 6 hours, with a maximum of 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Yes, Co-codamol can cause nausea in some people. If this happens, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Common side effects include nausea, dizziness, and constipation. Serious side effects are rare but can include difficulty breathing, rash, and swelling. Seek medical help if you experience severe side effects.
Co-codamol can be used for muscle pain when recommended by a healthcare professional. It provides relief for moderate to severe pain.
Co-codamol may cause drowsiness in some individuals. It’s important to avoid tasks requiring focus, like driving, if you feel drowsy while taking it.
Co-codamol is primarily used to relieve moderate to severe pain, including headaches, dental pain, and muscular pain.
Yes, Co-codamol can help alleviate tooth pain when prescribed by a healthcare provider. It’s essential to follow their instructions for use.
Use this medicine for the duration recommended by your doctor. Stopping without their advice may be risky. Do not take this medicine for more than 3 days. If your pain persists after 3 days, consult your doctor for guidance.
This medicine is suitable for adults and children aged 12 years and older. However, if you have any doubts or concerns, consult your pharmacist or doctor before using it.
Each Co-codamol 8/500mg tablet contains two active ingredients:
These ingredients work together to provide pain relief. Additionally, the tablets contain:
Ensure proper storage, keeping the medicine out of children’s reach.
Consult your doctor if you have concerns about addiction.
By reporting any side effects, you contribute to the safety assessment of this product. Report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme.
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