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Paracodol Tablets contain a combination of painkillers: Codeine and Paracetamol. This medicine can only be used for the short term relief of acute moderate pain when other painkillers have not worked. If you have already taken another painkiller wait at least four hours before taking this medicine.
For relief from:
- muscular and rheumatic pains
- period pains
- aches and pains.
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.
For oral use.
Dissolve tablets in water before taking.
Adults and children over 12 years: 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours with a maximum of 8 tablets a day.
Not to be given to children under 12 years.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you take this medicine:
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 three days it can make them worse.
Contains Paracetamol - Do not take with any other paracetamol containing products. Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Protect from moisture and heat.
Do not store above 25ºC.
Do not use after expiry date.
Keep 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.
Paracetamol 500mg & Codeine Phosphate 8mg.
Active Ingredients: Each effervescent table contains: Paracetamol 500mg and Codeine Phosphate 8mg.
Also contains : Povidone, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, Anhydrous sodium carbonate, Anhydrous citric acid, Mannitol, Saccharin sodium, Sodium docusate, Sodium benzoate.