Soluble Co-codamol 8mg/500mg Effervescent Tablets (32)
- Treats Acute Moderate Pain
- Active Ingredient: Codeine Phosphate And Paracetamol
- For Short-Term Use
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- Includes Free Prescription
Co-codamol Effervescent / Soluble Tablets contain codeine which is an opioid analgesic (or painkiller) that treats acute moderate pain head on. Co-codamol is intended for use when other painkillers have not worked and stronger pain relief is needed.
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Co codamol Soluble Tablets
Co Codamol soluble tablets are a combination of paracetamol and codeine phosphate, thus the name Co-codamol. These two ingredients combine to create a pain relief medicine that works for short term treatment of mild to moderate pain.
The first ingredient, Paracetamol, is used to treat any aches and pains someone may be experiencing, as well as reducing fevers. The second and last ingredient, Codeine, belongs to a group of medicines called opioids which help to relieve pain.
Co Codamol soluble tablets are usually taken when everyday painkillers such as aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol alone aren’t providing enough relief. It can also be taken together with other painkillers such as paracetamol.
Soluble Co-codamol 8mg 500mg
Soluble co-codamol 8mg 500mg is the available size currently for purchase via My Pharmacy UK. Usually co-codamol tablets come in three strengths. The lowest strength soluble co-codamol 8mg 500mg is available to buy, any higher strengths will require a prescription from a doctor.
All three available strengths, including soluble co-codamol 8mg 500mg, contain 500mg of paracetamol. The difference between strengths is the amount of codeine, with the lowest being 8mg and highest 30mg.
Soluble Co codamol Dosage
The following soluble co codamol dosage should be followed, if you have any questions regarding soluble co codamol dosage please speak with your doctor or pharmacist.
Teenagers aged 16 to 18
One or two tablets (of any strength) up to four times in 24 hours. Always leave at least 6 hours between doses. The maximum soluble co-codamol dose is 8 co-codamol tablets in 24 hours.
Adults over the age of 18
Two co codamol soluble tablets (of any strength) up to 4 times in 24 hours. Always leave at least 4 hours between each dose. The maximum soluble co-codamol dose is 8 co-codamol tablets in 24 hours.
Can You Drink On Soluble Co codamol
Can you drink on soluble co codamol? You should not drink alcohol whilst taking co-codamol. Any alcohol drunk during a co-codamol dose can increase the sedative effects and make you very sleepy. It also increases the risk of some of the side effects.
If you are unsure and have any questions regarding can you drink on soluble co codamol, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Co codamol Soluble Back Pain
Co codamol soluble back pain shouldn’t be taken straight away. Before taking any co-codamol you should try paracetamol by itself and see if it helps the pain first.
If you’ve already taken paracetamol and it’s not helping relieve the pain, Co codomal soluble back pain should be considered as a stronger pain killer.
Generally rather than taking co codamol soluble tablets for back pain, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen are used, which can reduce inflammation and pain.
Diverticulitis and Soluble Co-codamol
Diverticulitis and Soluble co-codamol are not compatible with each other. Any NSAIDs or opioid medication taken during diverticular disease can increase the chance of developing a hole in the bowel.
If you have any further questions regarding the compatibility between diverticulitis and soluble co-codamol, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Does Soluble Co codamol Work Quicker?
Does soluble co codamol work quicker?
A study in May 2000 was started to find out ‘Does soluble co codamol work quicker?’ and concluded that it does.
During the experiment, 20 healthy individuals participated and where given paracetamol tablets and soluble paracetamol tablets at different times within a 3 week period.
By the end of the research it was shown that effervescent tablets are absorbed significantly faster than ordinary tablets. This would mean that effervescent tablets would offer a significantly faster pain relief treatment when paracetamol was used.
How Often Can I Take Soluble Co codamol
How often can I take soluble co codamol, follow the information below.
Before beginning, it is important to remember to leave a gap in between doses of co-codamol. Taking too much co-codamol so soon after the previous dose can be very dangerous. This is because paracetamol contained in co-codamol can cause liver damage. Do not increase the dose or double the dose if your pain symptoms still persist.
Teenagers aged 16 to 18 can take up to 1 or 2 tablets, up to four times in 24 hours. Leaving six hours between doses. The maximum dose someone should have within a 24 hour period is 8 tablets.
Adults aged 18 and over can take 2 tablets up to 4 times in a 24 hour period. Leaving at least 4 hours between doses. Again, the maximum dose is 8 tablets in 24 hours.
If you still have any uncertainty regarding how often can I take soluble co codamol, speak with a doctor, pharmacist or check the patient information leaflet.
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Is soluble co codamol available online? Yes, via My Pharmacy you can order co codamol soluble tablets online in low doses. Higher doses will require an NHS prescription.
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Sodium Content Of Soluble Co-codamol UK
Sodium content of soluble co-codamol UK is a special warning and precaution. Each soluble co-codamol tablet contains 438mg of sodium, equivalent to 22% of the WHO recommended maximum daily intake for sodium.
The sodium content of soluble co-codamol UK is considered high and should be taken into account for people who are currently on a low salt diet. This could affect people who are trying to lower their blood pressure for example.
Someone consuming the maximum daily dose of soluble co-codamol tablets would exceed the daily recommended amount of sodium intake without accounting for diet intake.
Sodium content of soluble co-codamol UK should be discussed with a doctor before a person should take it. Especially if this person has conditions such as hypertension, heart failure or renal impairment.
Soluble Co codamol Over The Counter
Is soluble co codamol over the counter? You can buy soluble co codamol online uk and over the counter in the UK. Higher doses however are only available when prescribed.
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Stop taking co-codamol and see a doctor or go to a hospital straight away if:
• You get swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing. You could also notice an itchy, lumpy rash (hives) or nettle like rash.
This may mean you are having an allergic reaction to co-codamol
• You get serious skin reactions. Very rare cases have been reported.
Talk to your doctor straight away if you notice any of the following serious side effects:
• Severe stomach pain, which may reach through to your back. This could be a sign of inflammation of
the pancreas (pancreatitis). This is a very rare side effect.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a few days:
• Constipation, feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting)
• Dizziness, light-headedness, drowsiness, confusion
• Difficulty in passing water
• You get infections or bruise more easily than usual.
How do I know if I am addicted?
If you take this medicine according to the instructions on the pack it is unlikely that you will become
addicted to the medicine. However, if the following apply to you it is important that you talk to your
• You need to take the medicine for longer periods of time
• You need to take more than the recommended dose
• When you stop taking this medicine you feel very unwell but you feel better if you start taking the