See details below, always read the label.
In order to buy non-prescription medicines you must be a registered user of our site as we are obliged to record your transaction history. We also ask that you complete our questionnaire so our pharmacy team can check that this product is suitable for you to buy.
Disabled or chronically sick people can claim VAT relief on purchases for personal or domestic use that are applicable to their disability or sickness.
Collect 16 Boots Advantage Card points with this purchase
This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.
Unfortunately, next day home delivery is unavailable for this product.
Please note that you must be in to sign for this delivery.
We need to ensure that this medicine is suitable for the person it is intended for. Therefore a Boots pharmacist may be required to contact you by phone to find out some additional information. If they are unable to speak to you when required your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled.
Please ensure your contact details are correct before ordering this medicine.
This medicine contains a combination of two painkillers which act to relieve pain.
It can be used for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain such as headache, migraine, rheumatic pain, neuralgia, toothache and period pain 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
Read all of the enclosed leaflet for full instructions.
How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet.
Dissolve the tablets in a glass of water and drink the solution.
Adults: 2 tablets every 4 hours when necessary up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children aged 12 years to 15 years: 1 tablet every 6 hours when necessary to a maximum of four tablets in 24 hours.
Children aged 16 to 18 years: 1 to 2 tablets every 6 hours when necessary up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
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 you take 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 worse.
Other important information
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 for more information.
Store in the original package to help protect from moisture.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
- 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, Paracetamol
Active ingredients: Each effervescent tablet contains - Codeine Phosphate 8 mg, Paracetamol 500 mg.
Also contains: Sodium bicarbonate, Sodium carbonate, Sorbitol (E420), Saccharin sodium, Sodium laurilsulfate.