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For the short term treatment of acute moderate pain such as headaches, rheumatic and muscular pain, backache, migraine, period pain, dental pain and neuralgia that is not relieved by aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol alone.
Adults and children over 12 years of age.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet.
Children aged 12 years to 18 years: Take one or two tablets every 6 hours, if you need to.
Adults over 18 years: Take one or two tablets every 4 to 6 hours, if you need to. Do not take more often than every 4 hours.
Don't take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.
Take the lowest amount for the shortest possible time to relieve your symptoms.
Swallow each tablet with water.
Do not give to children under 12 years, due to the risk of severe breathing problems.
Do not take more than the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen at any time, or do not go away within 3 days, you must speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Hazards and Cautions
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Warning: Do not exceed the stated dose.
Before you take:
- Do not take more than the stated dose.
- If you need to take this medicine continuously for more than 3 days you should see your doctor or pharmacist.
- This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than 3 days. If you take this medicine for headaches for more than 3 days it can make them worse.
- If you have a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding, or have had one twice or more in the past.
- If you have had perforation or a bleeding stomach after taking a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine.
- If you are allergic to ibuprofen, codeine, or any other ingredients of the product, aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.
- If you are taking aspirin with a daily dose above 75mg, or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.
- If you are breastfeeding.
- If you have, or have had asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems.
- If you smoke.
- If you are pregnant.
This medicine can make you feel sleepy. Do not drive or use machines while taking this medicine until you are sure you are not affected. See the leaflet inside for more information.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice if you suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate, Ibuprofen.
Active Ingredients: Each film-coated tablet contains Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate 12.8 mg, Ibuprofen 200 mg.
Also contains: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Sodium starch glycolate, Pregelatinised maize starch, Hypromellose
Tablet coating contains: Hypromellose, Titanium Dioixide (E171), Talc.