Paracodol Effervescent tablets are water soluble tablets which can be used in adults and children over 12 years of age for the short-term relief of moderate pain that is not relieved by other painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen alone.
This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.
Warnings or Restrictions
Do not use if:
•The patient is under the age of 12 years old.
• This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction - do not use for more than 3 days.
• Do not drink alcohol whilst taking Co-Codamol
• Do not take any other medications containing paracetamol.
• This medicine can make you feel drowsy or sleepy, if this happens to you, do not drive or operate machinery.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.
Active ingredients: 8mg of codeine phosphate and 500mg paracetamol.
Other ingredients: Povidone, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, Anhydrous sodium carbonate, Anhydrous citric acid, Mannitol, Saccharin sodium, Sodium docusate, Sodium benzoate
Size (32) Unit (TB) Height (9) Width (9) Depth (5)
Product code: 337881
Tablets are to be dissolved in water before oral administration.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
Take 1-2 tablets, repeated if necessary every 4-6 hours with a maximum of 8 tablets in any 24 hour period