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Co-codamol 8/500mg Tablets 32s

SKU : OTCGALP47|PIP-Code : 1076637|EAN : 5014363003214
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Co-Codamol 8/500mg Tablets are for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain when other pain killers have not worked.
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Caution : This medicine contains codeine. Codeine should not be taken for more than 3 days as it can cause addiction. We can only supply one pack of codeine-containing product per customer.
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Co-Codamol 8/500mg Tablets

Co-Codamol 8/500mg Tablets are for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain when other pain killers have not worked. They can be used to relieve pain caused by headache, toothache, period pain and arthritic and rheumatic pain.

You should only take this product for a maximum of three days at a time. If you need to take it for longer than three days you should see your pharmacist or doctor for advice.
  • Adults and children over 12 years: 1 or 2 tablets to be taken four times a day.
  • Children 7 to 12 years: Half to one tablet four times a day.
  • Children under 7 years: Not recommended.
Doses must be taken no less than four hours apart. Do not take more than four doses in 24 hours.
Active Ingredients: Codeine Phosphate 8mg and Paracetamol 500mg
  • Do not drink alcohol whilst taking Co-Codamol tablets.
  • Do not take any other paracetamol containing products.
  • Do not take less than 4 hours after taking other painkillers.
  • If you need to take this medicine for more than 3 days continuously you should see your doctor or pharmacist.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicine, even those not prescribed, for example herbal remedies and health supplements, as they may interact with this medicine.
  • These tablets may make you feel drowsy, affect your vision and affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. Do not drive or operate machinery if the tablets have this effect on you.
  • Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose even if you feel well.
Do not take Co-Codamol tablets if you:
  • Have ever been told you are allergic to paracetamol, codeine (or other opiod pain killers or to any of the other ingredients.
  • Have severe asthma or breathing problems.
  • Have diarrhoea caused by poisoning or associated with antibiotics.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking if you:
  • Are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Suffer from asthma or allergies.
  • Have liver problems including alcoholic liver disease.
  • Have kidney or adrenal glands problems (Addison's disease or phaeochromocytoma).
  • Have inflammatory bowel disease, gall bladder disease or gall stones.
  • Have had recent gastro-intestinal surgery or surgery on your urinary system.
  • Are male and have difficulty urinating.
  • Have epilepsy or head injury Have an underactive thyroid gland.
  • Have myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness).
  • Have low blood pressure, are dehydrated or have lost a lot of fluid (shock).
  • Have ever suffered from alcoholism, drug abuse or dependence or mental illness.
  • Are taking other medicines.
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