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Co-codamol 8/500mg tablets relieve mild to moderate pain including migraines. The effervescent tablets are dissolved in water prior to consumption and provide faster pain relief.
Co-codamol 8/500mg tablets contain:
Co-codamol is a combination painkiller that can be used to stop and prevent pain. It is available in three strengths, the lowest is Co-codamol is 8/500.
Do not exceed the recommended dose. Co-codamol contains paracetamol, so do not take it with other paracetamol-containing medications. If you need to take Co-codamol for more than 3 days, consult your doctor or pharmacist as regular, long-term use of codine can lead to addiction. Long-term use of painkillers for headaches can make them worse.
Codeine is converted into morphine (the pain killer) in the liver by an enzyme. Some people already have a variation of this enzyme and this can affect people in different ways. In some, morphine is not produced or produced such small quantities, that it will not relieve pain. In some people a very high amount of morphine is produced which can cause the following side effects: Slow or shallow breathing, confusion, sleepiness, feeling or being sick, small pupils, constipation and/or lack of appetite. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any of these conditions.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you take or have recently taken any other medications.
Do not take other medications which contain paracetamol while taking Co-codamol. This includes some pain killers, cough and cold remedies and a wide range of prescribed and over-the-counter medications.
Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist if you take any the following:
Co-codamol can make you sleepy or dizzy and therefore can affect your driving capability. While taking Co-codamol, please:
Co-codamol contains sodium and sorbitol.
Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medications and inform your doctor of medications you take or intend to take.
Non-Prescription Alternatives for the treatment of Pain are;
If your pain does not ease or becomes severe, contact your GP or Pharmacist for further advice.
Using a painkiller to relieve headaches too frequently or for too long can worsen them. Regular, long-term use of codeine can lead to addiction, which might cause feelings of restlessness and irritability when you stop the tablets. The medication may also cause constipation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness and/or confusion.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in a different way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Codeine phosphate 8mg and Paracetamol 500mg
Sorbitol, saccharin sodium, sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium carbonate, citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, povidone and dimeticone
Read the following warnings carefully to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.
This medication contains codeine which can be addictive if you take it continuously for more than 3 days. This can result in withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking the medication.
Headaches may worsen if you treat them with a painkiller for more than 3 days.
Do not take Co-codamol and tell your doctor if:
Take special care and check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking Co-codamol if:
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Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering.
If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.
Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a
Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.
You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.
Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail
We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
PA60 - 75, 78
We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
PH30, 41 - 44
Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.
We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.
We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.
Because the tablets break down when they dissolve, the medicine is absorbed more quickly than in the case of normal tablets. Generally, Co-Codamol will reach its full effect in under half an hour.
The drawback to soluble tablets is the slight inconvenience of dissolving them in water.
No – most of this powder will be composed of the inactive ingredients of the tablets. All of the medicine that you need will have dissolved.
Use room temperature water. Substances dissolve more slowly in cold water. in warm water, the tablet may foam up.
You will be able to purchase many more tablets through our online service than from your local chemist. The amount that we provide is still authorised by a doctor and according to your prescription.
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