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Codis 500 Tablets

Codis 500 Tablets

Pack Size: 32 soluble tablets
RRP: £4.48
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Finding an effective painkiller that is able to tackle a wide variety of painful conditions isn't always easy. However, if you want something that is both effective and affordable, Codis 500 soluble tablets is a great choice. This treatment can help to alleviate the symptoms of a wide range of painful conditions making them suitable for many people.

Pharmacist Tip

Dispersible tablets or effervescent tablets when dropped in to water break down and the medicine dissolves in to the water. This allows a quicker absorption in to the body meaning they act faster than conventional tablets.

When you use Codis 500 tablets to alleviate pain, you will find yourself with a good, effective, all round painkiller that can help to address a wide variety of painful conditions. You can take these painkillers for everything from headaches and migraines through to period pains, toothache, muscular pain, rheumatic pain, and more.

You can also use Codis 500 soluble tablets for colds, inflamed joints, flu, and fever, making it a very versatile medication to have around the home. The tablets are a combination of aspirin and codeine phosphate, so you should make sure you are not allergic to the ingredients in the medication. The tablets are for three days of use only.

Particles or sediment is sometimes left at the bottom of the glass, its unnecessary to add water and drink this as the medicine has already dissolved in the water. Dispersible tablets are useful when pain relief is need quickly is conditions like migraine where after a couple of hours effects of medication is reduced or when it may be difficult to swallow tablets.

Adults, including the elderly and children 16 years and over:

One or two Codis 500 tablets dissolved in water every four hours as needed. 

Take a maximum of eight Codis 500 tablets in twenty hours.

The active ingredients contained in Codis 500 soluble tablets is/are:

Aspirin 500mg and Codeine phosphate 8mg.

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

Calcium carbonate, maize starch, citric acid, talc, sodium lauryl sulphate, saccharin.

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take Codis 500 tablets, however if you do they can include:

  • Occasionally, individuals who are sensitive to aspirin may experience unwanted reactions such as skin rashes and asthma attacks. 
  • Aspirin might trigger stomach bleeding, nausea, gastric irritation and dyspepsia. In case you have any unwanted effects after taking this medication, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist. 

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.

  • Avoid taking Codis 500 tablets if you are allergic to aspirin or to other ingredients in this product. 
  • You should also avoid using this medication if you have haemophilia or stomach ulcer or you are asthmatic or in your final trimester of pregnancy. 
  • Unless medically indicated, avoid giving aspirin to children aged less than 16 years, including children that are aged up to and including those 15 years in case they are feverish. 
  • If you are using medication for gout for example probenecid or using treatment for thrombosis (blood clots) for example warfarin, you should consult your doctor before you start taking aspirin. 

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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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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Codis 500 FAQ's

What does Codis 500 soluble tablets contain? 

Codis 500 tablets contain aspirin 500mg and codeine 8mg per tablet. Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory 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 Codis 500? 

In adults and children 16 years and over, the dose of Codis 500 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 Codis 500?

You can combine Codis 500 with paracetamol and some topical pain relief such as Deep Heat or CuraHeat patches. Codis 500 should not be taken with any other products containing ibuprofen, aspirin, codeine or dihydrocodeine.

Why does the box say I can only take Codis 500 for 3 days?

Codis 500 contains codeine, which is potentially addictive if misused. It is therefore advised that you do not take Codis 500 for more than 3 consecutive days. If you feel like you need to take Codis 500 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 Codis 500 online?

Codis 500 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 Codis 500 if I take it?

Codis 500 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.

Codis 500 can become addictive if incorrectly used for long periods. If you are concerned about addiction to Codis 500 or codeine, you should talk to your GP in confidence.

Should I take Codis 500 with food?

Yes, Codis 500 contains aspirin, which can irritate the stomach lining if it is taken on an empty stomach. Taking it with or after food, or a glass of milk, will help to protect the stomach and reduce gastric irritation as a side effect.

Will Codis 500 affect my asthma?

Some people with asthma find that aspirin is a trigger to bring on symptoms. If you have previously taken ibuprofen with no adverse effects it is likely taking Codis 500 tablets will not be a problem. If you have never taken aspirin or you are unsure whether it triggers your asthma you should check with your GP. Always ensure your blue reliever inhaler is at hand in case of emergency.

I have stomach problems, should I take Codis 500?

If you have previously had stomach problems including stomach ulcers, perforation or bleeding, you should consult your GP before taking Codis 500 soluble tablets. For those that suffer with indigestion, reflux or heartburn, ensure that you take Codis 500 with or after food. If it makes your symptoms worse, consult your GP or pharmacist.

Are Codis 500 tablets available for next day delivery?

Yes, we understand that if you are in pain you want to get your treatment as soon as possible. If ordered before 4pm, Codis 500 tablets are available for next day delivery.

Is it safe to buy Codis 500 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 Codis 500 soluble tablets 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 Codis 500 tablets through our Online Pharmacy.

How do I buy Codis 500 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 Codis 500 to you. It all takes less than 2 minutes and Nurofen Plus can be delivered to your door.

What are the advantages of buying Codis 500 online?

There are many advantages to buying Codis 500 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 Codis 500 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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