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For the short term treatment of acute moderate pain such as headache, migraine, rheumatic pain, muscular pain, backache, neuralgia, toothache and period pain that is not relieved by aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol alone.
Adults and children of 12 years and over.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that capsule.
Adults: Take two capsules every four hours, if you need to, up to 4 times in 24 hours.
Do not take more than 8 capsules in 24 hours.
Children aged 16-18 years: Take one to two capsules every 6 hours, if you need to.
Don't take more than 8 capsules in 24 hours.
Children aged 12-15 years: Take one capsule every 6 hours if you need to, up to a maximum of 4 capsules in 24 hours.
Don't take more than 4 capsules in 24 hours.
Swallow each capsule whole with water.
Do not take for more than 3 days. If you need to use this medicine for more than 3 days you must speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Do not give to children under 12 years, due to the risk of severe breathing problems.
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
If you do not get better, talk to your doctor.
Hazards and Cautions
Before taking this medicine:
Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while taking this medicine.
Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine, even if you feel well.
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 seem worse.
Other important information
This medicine can make you feel sleepy. Do not drink alcohol (wine, beers, spirits) whilst taking this medicine. Alcohol increases the
risk of side effects occurring and may make you feel more drowsy. 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.
Do not store above 30°C.
Store in the original package.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
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 before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate, Caffeine, Paracetamol.
Active ingredients: Each capsule contains: Caffeine 30mg, Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate 8mg, Paracetamol 500mg.
Also contains: Ponceau 4R (E124), Sodium Starch Glycolate, Magnesium Stearate, Sodium Laurilsulfate. The capsule shell contains Gelatin, Quinoline, Yellow (E104), Ponceau 4R (E124), Titanium Dioxide (E171), Yellow Iron Oxide (E172), printing ink contains Propylene Glycol, Shellac, Black Iron Oxide (E172).