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Solpadeine Max Tablets

Solpadeine Max Tablets

Pack Size: 30 tablets
RRP: £6.99
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Solpadeine Max Tablets: For extremely quick and effective relief from pains, aches, strains and sprains associated with a number of maladies, try Solpadeine Max Tablets. They contain a combination of codeine and paracetamol for one of the best performing painkillers on the market.

Pharmacist Tip

Avoid alcohol whilst taking Sopadeine Max tablets, it can make the drowsiness worse. For extra pain relief, ibuprofen or aspirin can be used with Solpadeine Max.

Solpadeine Max can be used to relieve the pain associated with migraine, headaches, toothache, lumbago, sinus issues, non-serious arthritis and sprains.

You can also use these tablets to relieve the discomfort associated with sore throats and influenza while it is effective when treating fevers because it contains paracetamol which is a antipyretic; this means it reduces body temperature.

These tablets combine the power of paracetamol with codeine which is another effective analgesic for maximum pain relief.


Adults and elderly: Take 2 Solpadeine Max tablets every 4 hours as needed. A period of 4 hours must be left between the doses. Avoid taking more than 8 tablets in 24 hour period. Not recommended for use in children under 12.

The active ingredients contained in Solpadeine Max tablets is/are:

Paracetamol 500mg and Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate 12.8mg.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Starch Pregelatinised, Povidone, Potassium Sorbate (E202), Maize Starch, Talc, Magnesium Stearate, Stearic Acid, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodiu, Lactose Monohydrate, Hypromellose, Macrogol, Quinoline Yellow (E104), Erythrosine (E127) and Titanium Dioxide (E171).

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take Solpadeine Max tablets, however if you do they can include:

Dizziness, constipation, dry mouth, nausea, dyspepsia and vomiting.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • In case of an overdose, seek medical advice immediately, even if you feel fine. 
  • Solpadeine Max tablets contain codeine which might be a cause of addiction, if taken continuously for more than 3 days. 
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have to take this medication continuously for more than 3 days. 
  • Using this medication for headaches for more than 3 days can make the condition worse. 
  • Avoid taking these tablets with other medication containing paracetemol. 
  • If you are pregnant or taking any other medication then consult a doctor or pharmacist before taking this medication. 
  • Consult your doctor, if symptoms persist. 
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children. 

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

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Arrived quickly. Nice, easy website. Wonderful product.
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Very effective painkiller for tension headaches and other aches and pains. I highly recommend. Excellent service too plus easy to use website, goods always despatched very promptly, cannot fault the service in any way.
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All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. Tracking is available on all orders. We always aim to dispatch all orders within 24 hours of them being received, if we are unable to meet this high standard for whatever reason we will always contact you to advise you of the delay.

We offer free UK standard delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

The cut-off for same day dispatch of orders is 4pm. Orders processed after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Orders are dispatched Monday - Friday. Orders will not be processed on weekends or bank holidays.

We ensure all deliveries are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 


We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

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Solpadeine Max Tablets FAQ's

What does Solpadeine Max contain?

Solpadeine Max tablets contain paracetamol 500mg and codeine 12.8mg per tablet. Paracetamol is a pain killer, that when combined with codeine, can offer significant pain relief for conditions such as headache & migraine, dental pain, rheumatic & muscular pain, period pain, and neuralgia.

How do I take Solpadeine Max?

In adults and children 12 years and over, the dose of Solpadeine Max is 1 or 2 tablets every 4 – 6 hours. You should not take more than 8 tablets in a 24-hour period.

Can I take other painkillers with Solpadeine Max?

You can combine Solpadeine Max with ibuprofen tablets and some topical pain relief such as Deep Heat, Ibuleve or CuraHeat patches. Solpadeine Max should not be taken with any other products containing paracetamol or codeine.

Why does the box say I can only take Solpadeine Max for 3 days?

Solpadeine Max contains codeine, which is potentially addictive if misused. It is therefore advised that you do not take Solpadeine Max for more than 3 consecutive days. If you feel like you need to take Solpadeine Max for more than 3 consecutive days because you are suffering with pain that is not getting better, you should consult your GP to discuss effective long-term pain relief.

Why can I only buy one box of Solpadeine Max?

Solpadeine Max is a painkiller that contains codeine. For that reason, to ensure the safety of our patients and the legal operating of our pharmacy, we only supply one box of any codeine containing treatment at one time.

Will I get addicted to Solpadeine Max if I take it?

Solpadeine Max tablets are not addictive if they are taken according to the manufacturers instructions. If they are used occasionally for short-term episodes of pain that last for no more than 3 days and the maximum dose is not exceeded, there is no need to worry.

Solpadeine Max can become addictive if incorrectly used for long periods. If you are concerned about addiction to Solpadeine Max or codeine, you should talk to your GP in confidence.

Should I take Solpadeine Max with food?

There is no specific need to take Solpadeine Max with or without food; it is down to personal preference.

Can I break Solpadeine Max tablets in half or crush them so that they are easier to swallow?

No, Solpadeine Max tablets should be swallowed whole, not broken or crushed. They come in an easy-to-swallow caplet shape so you should have no problems swallowing them.

Will Solpadeine Max affect my asthma?

No, neither paracetamol or codeine have any affect on asthma.

I have stomach problems, should I take Solpadeine Max?

Even if you have previously had stomach problems including stomach ulcers, perforation or bleeding, you should not experience any problems when taking Solpadeine Max. It does not contain ibuprofen or aspirin therefore it should not cause any stomach issues, whether it is taken with or without food.

Is taking Solpadeine Max bad for my liver?

There should be no adverse effects on your liver if you take Solpadeine Max following the manufacturers instructions. It contains paracetamol which is toxic to the liver in overdose, it is therefore extremely important you do not exceed 8 Solpadeine Max tablets in 24 hours.

Is it safe to buy Solpadeine Max online?

Yes, as long as you are buying from a website that is a legally operating and regulated pharmacy it is perfectly safe to buy Solpadeine Max online. The Independent Pharmacy is an NHS Online Pharmacy based in Bristol and has all the necessary regulation to be able to safely provide convenient access to genuine Solpadeine Max tablets through our Online Pharmacy.

How do I buy Solpadeine Max online?

It simple! Just select 'Buy' above, you will need to fill in a simple health questionnaire in the checkout so we can ensure it is safe for us to supply your Solpadeine Max to you. It all takes less than 2 minutes and Solpadeine Max can be delivered to your door.

What are the advantages of buying Solpadeine Max online?

There are many advantages to buying Solpadeine Max tablets online, some include:

  • It's quick & easy - there is no need to spend time at the doctor or pharmacy.
  • Fast delivery - sometimes when you are in pain we understand you can't get around as easily. We offer fast delivery to your door with Royal Mail.
  • Great prices - we are able to offer very competitive prices.
  • Tons of information - we provide all the information you could need on Nurofen Plus tablets and other painkillers, in easy to digest formats, at a time to suit you.

The Independent Pharmacy is an online pharmacy and online doctor service is owned and operated by ABSM Healthcare Ltd (Company Reg. 08515600) and Red Label Medical Ltd (Company Reg. 08676338). All information that appears on this website is intended for information purposes only and should be used to supplement, not replace, your relationship with your local healthcare professionals. You should consult your doctor if you think you may have a health problem or before you start taking a new medicine. Please ensure you always read the information leaflets supplied with any medicinal products.For more information see our policies and terms and conditions at the bottom of every page. © 2014 ABSM Healthcare Ltd. All rights reserved.
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