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Lloydspharmacy Paracetamol & Codeine Extra Effervescent 32 Tablets

For the short term treatment of acute moderate pain.

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Product Description

Lloydspharmacy Paracetamol & Codeine Extra Effervescent 32 Tablets

This medicine is used for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain caused by headaches, migraine, toothache, neuralgia, period pain and rheumatic pains when other painkillers have not worked.

Features

• Effective pain relief
• Paracetamol & codeine

What do the tablets look like?

Flat white tablets with bevelled edges, plain on one side and scored on the other.

What active ingredients does this medicine contain?

• Paracetamol (500mg)
• Codeine Phosphate (8mg)
• Caffeine (30mg)

Other ingredients are:

Sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, sodium carbonate, sorbitol, saccharin sodium, povidone, dimethicone, and sodium lauryl sulphate.

How to use

Always take this medicine as exactly as instructed on the leaflet included in the pack. Check with you doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure

Do not take more than the recommended dose

Do not take for more than 3 days. If the pain does not improve after 3 days you must speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

Adults and children over 12:

• The usual dose of this medicine is 2 effervescent tablets, taken together.
• Dissolve the effervescent tablets in a full glass of water before taking.
• Adults should wait at least 4 hours before taking another dose.
• Children aged 12 years and over should wait at least 6 hours before taking another dose.
• Do not take more than 8 tablets in any 24 hour period

This medicine should not be given to children under 12 years of age due to the risk of severe breathing problems.

Safety Warnings

• This medicine can only be used for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain when other pain killers have not worked
• You should only take this product for a maximum 3 days at a time. if you need to take it for longer then you should consult your doctor or pharmacist.
• This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than 3 days. This can give you withdrawal symptoms from the medicine when you stop taking it.
• If you take a painkiller for headaches for more than 3 days it can make the headaches worse.

Do not take this medicine if:

• You are allergic to the active substances or any of the ingredients in your medicine. Signs of allergic reaction include a rash and breathing problems. There can also be swelling of the legs, arms, face, throat or tongue.
• The person going to take the tablets is under the age of 12. This medicine must not be given to children under the age of 12.
• You are under 18 years of age and have had your tonsils or adenoids removed due to obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
• You know that you metabolise very rapidly codeine into morphine.

Storage

• Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children
• Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the pack. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month
• Store your medicine in the original packaging in order to protect from moisture
• Do not store above 30°
• Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

SKU:8791590

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