Soluble/Effervescent Paracetamol 500mg Tablets


  • Relieves Mild To Moderate Pain
  • Active Ingredient: Paracetamol
  • Reduces High Temperatures In Cold And Flu
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
  • Includes Free Prescription

Effervescent (or soluble) paracetamol is already broken down when it is dissolved in liquid and then drunk, which means that it gets to work much faster than ordinary paracetamol. This fast-acting pain relief treatment will ease your symptoms, allowing you to carry on with your day.

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24 Tablets£5.39In Stock
60 Tablets£15.69In Stock
100 tablets£15.99In Stock

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      1. Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets: A Quick Overview
      2. Using Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets
      3. Precautions When Using Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets
      4. Potential Side Effects of Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets
      5. Choosing My Pharmacy Over Traditional Pharmacies
      6. Co-codamol Dosage Information
      7. Ingredients in Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets
      8. Precautions and Warnings
    <liDependence Potential of Co-codamol Tablets  

    Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets: A Quick Overview

    Here at My Pharmacy, we offer Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets, an excellent choice for rapid and effective pain relief. It combines the potency of two active ingredients, paracetamol and codeine phosphate, to provide short-term relief from mild to moderate pain. This combination proves particularly beneficial when over-the-counter pain relievers such as aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol alone are insufficient. You can find more detailed information on Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets at the NHS website.  

    Using Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets

    Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets are typically safe for many individuals. However, there are certain cases where the use of these tablets may not be recommended. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting new medication. Restrictions for Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets Use: Do not take Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets if you:
    • Rapidly metabolise codeine into morphine
    • Are breastfeeding
    • Have certain bowel diseases
    • Have recently had tonsil or adenoid removal due to sleep apnoea
    • Are under 12 years old
    • Are allergic to any ingredients in the product
    • Suffer from alcohol dependency or respiratory conditions
    • Have high pressure inside your skull due to injury or disease
    Prior Medical Consultation: It is essential to seek medical advice before starting Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets if you have specific medical conditions, such as underactive thyroid, Addison's disease, myasthenia gravis, low blood pressure, liver or kidney issues, inflammatory bowel disease, gallbladder disease or gallstones.

    Precautions When Using Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets

    Like any medication, Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets can cause side effects, although not everyone will experience them. Potential side effects may include constipation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, urinary discomfort, and increased susceptibility to infections or bruising. For a comprehensive list of side effects, please refer to the Patient Information Leaflet.  

    Potential Side Effects of Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets

    Common Side Effects As with all medications, Co-Codamol 8 500 Effervescent Tablets may have potential side effects. These can include:
    • Drowsiness
    • Constipation
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Dizziness or light-headedness
    Serious Side Effects In rare cases, serious side effects may occur. If you experience any of the following, stop using the medication and seek medical help immediately:
    • Allergic reactions (e.g., skin rash, itching)
    • Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, or throat, which may cause difficulty swallowing or breathing
    • Extreme sleepiness, difficulty waking up, shallow or slow breathing
    If you have any concerns or questions regarding Co-Codamol 8 500 Effervescent Tablets or any other medication, we encourage you to get in touch with your healthcare provider.

    Choosing My Pharmacy Over Traditional Pharmacies

    While Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets are available from various stores like Boots, many require a physical prescription. At My Pharmacy, we streamline the process by offering a free online consultation and delivery options, saving you time and effort. Our team of pharmacy professionals is readily available to assist via email, online chat, and telephone, ensuring a smooth and satisfactory customer experience. As an independent pharmacy, My Pharmacy can offer competitive prices, often up to 50% cheaper than other retailers for the same products.

    Co-codamol Dosage Information

    Dosage guidelines must always be followed when using Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets. For Co-codamol dosage information, please visit the Patient Information Leaflet.  

    Ingredients in Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets

    The active ingredients in Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets are codeine phosphate and paracetamol. Other ingredients include sodium bicarbonate, anhydrous citric acid, anhydrous sodium carbonate, sorbitol powder, saccharin sodium, povidone, dimeticone, and sodium lauryl sulphate. Always check the ingredients list to ensure you have no known allergies to these components.  

    Precautions and Warnings

    Certain precautions and warnings should be observed when using Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets:
    • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Avoid taking Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets during these periods.
    • Driving and operating machinery: Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets can cause drowsiness and dizziness. Ensure you know how they affect you before driving or operating machinery.
    • Post-surgery: Children who've had surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome should not use Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets.

    Dependence Potential of Co-codamol Tablets

    Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets have the potential to cause dependence, leading to potential adverse effects. It is usually recommended to gradually decrease the dose under medical supervision. For further information, feel free to contact us here.  

    Selecting a Trusted Pharmacy

    Whether purchasing Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets or any other medication online, always ensure it's from a trusted and registered pharmacy. Any online pharmacy should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council, and any online doctor service with the Care Quality Commission and General Medical Council. If you're uncertain about the credibility of an online service, check these registrations for your peace of mind.  

    Alternative Pain Relief Options

    While Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets are a robust option for pain relief, they may not be suitable for everyone. Alternatives such as paracetamol, ibuprofen, or naproxen might be a better fit for certain individuals. We also offer a range of other prescription pain relief options, such as tramadol, solpadol, and dihydrocodeine. It's always important to discuss your pain management needs with a healthcare provider to select the best treatment option for you.  

    In Conclusion

    My Pharmacy is dedicated to providing you with safe, effective and reliable prescription treatments online. By choosing us, you're opting for a hassle-free experience, with competitive pricing and top-quality customer service. From Co-codamol Effervescent Tablets to various other pain relief options, our mission is to help you live a healthier, pain-free life. For any inquiries or assistance, please contact us at, and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you.    
  • Side Effects

    Possible side-effects

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The following side effects may happen with this medicine:

    Stop taking paracetamol 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 rash (urticaria) This may mean you are having an allergic reaction to paracetamol.

    Tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a few days:

    You get infections or bruise more easily than usual. This could be because of a blood problem (such as agranulocytosis, neutropenia or thrombocytopenia). This side effect has only happened in a few people taking paracetamol.

    please consult a my pharmacy or your doctor if you experience any other worrying side effects while using this medicine


    Take special care and check with your doctor before taking paracetamol if:

    You have severe kidney or liver problems or if you have a liver problem caused by alcohol.If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.

    Other medicines and paracetamol

    Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines obtained without a prescription, including herbal medicines. This is because paracetamol can affect the way some other medicines work. Also, some other medicines can affect the way paracetamol works.

    While taking paracetamol you should not take any other medicines which contain paracetamol.

    This includes some painkillers, cough and cold remedies. It also includes a wide range of other medicines available from your doctor and more widely in shops.

    Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

    Medicines used to thin the blood such as warfarin
    Metoclopramide or domperidone – used to stop you feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting)
    Colestyramine – for lowering blood cholesterol levels
    If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking paracetamol.

    Paracetamol with alcohol

    You should not drink alcohol while you are taking these tablets. Taking alcohol with paracetamol can increase your chances of getting side effects.

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding

    Talk to your doctor before taking these tablets if:

    You are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or plan to get pregnant
    You are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed
    Paracetamol can be used during pregnancy. You should use the lowest possible dose that reduces your pain and/or your fever and use it for the shortest time possible. Contact your doctor or midwife if the pain and or fever are not reduced or if you need to take the medicine more often.

  • Further Information

    Patient information leaflet