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Co-Codamol is a medicine containing the two active ingredients codeine and paracetamol. It is used to relieve severe pain in adults.
Co-Codamol is available as tablets, effervescent tablets and capules, all contain 30mg of codeine, and 500mg of paracetamol.

See Co-Codamol Capsules Patient Information Leaflet

See Co-Codamol Effervescent Tablets Patient Information Leaflet

See Co-Codamol Tablets Patient Information Leaflet

Last PIL Review Date: 11/03/2019

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  • Loss of sexual function in yourself

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Dr. Diana Gall GMC No. 7685129

Dr Diana Gall studied medicine at the University of Transilvania graduating in 2005, since then she has finished a 3 year intensive training course in family medicine practice. In 2010 she reached the consultant level in general practice, working in Romania and in the UK. Her past experience relates to aesthetic field, occupational health and general practice.

Shamir Patel GPHC No. 2049338

Shamir is our Superintendent Pharmacist here at Doctor 4 U. Shamir is a well-respected pharmacist with extensive experience running independent high street pharmacies across the north west of England.

What is Co-Codamol and what does it do?

Co-codamol is a medicine containing the two active ingredients codeine and paracetamol. It is used to relieve severe pain in adults. This medication contains 30mg of codeine, and 500mg of paracetamol.

Co-codamol relieves pain through two active ingredients. Paracetamol relieves pain and provides an antipyretic effect, meaning that it helps to lower raised temperatures and fever. Codeine relieves pain by binding to opioid receptors in the brain. This affects how the brain interprets pain and reduces the overall feeling of pain.

When is Co-Codamol prescribed?

Co-codamol is primarily prescribed when over the counter painkillers have provided little or no relief. It may be prescribed to relieve pain and fever caused by headaches, migraine, back pain, period pain or other pain as advised by your GP or doctor.

Please note, prolonged use of Co-codamol Tablets may lead to tolerance and dependence. It is important that you consult your own doctor before stopping your treatment or before adjusting the dose.

Is Co-Codamol suitable for my condition?

The suitability of Co-Codamol is determined by our doctor as some conditions and medicines may affect how Co-Codamol works. Co-Codamol is likely to be suitable if you have been prescribed Co-Codamol previously, and as long as any of the below does not apply to you:

  • If you are allergic or sensitive to paracetamol, codeine or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.
  • If you are breast feeding.
  • If you suffer from severe kidney or liver disease.
  • If you know or has been told that you rapidly metabolise codeine into morphine.
  • If you suffer from breathing problems, such as asthma.
  • If you drink a lot of alcohol or drink alcohol every day.
  • If you have diarrhoea.
  • If you have recently had a gallbladder operation.

It is important that you inform our doctors of any other medication you may take, including non-prescription medicine, when you request your prescription. Please include this information when you fill in the medical questionnaire.

If you are unsure whether Co-codamol Tablets are suitable for you, always consult your doctor before use.

What is the recommended dosage of Co-Codamol?

You must follow the doctor’s instructions on how to take this medicine. The doses outlined below is for your reference only. 

Never exceed the stated dose. Do not combine Co-Codamol with any other medicine containing paracetamol.

Co-Codamol doses for adults:

Take 2 tablets/capsules every four to six hours. Do not exceed 8 tablets in any 24 hour period.

Does Co-Codamol cause any side effects?

Yes, just like all medicines Co-Codamol may cause side effects in some users. It is important that you read through the patient information leaflet before use so that you are familiar with the sort of side effects this medicine may cause.

Common side effects associated with taking Co-Codamol include, but are not limited to:

  • Feeling sick or being sick.
  • Dizziness, sleepiness and/or light headedness.
  • Stomach pains and/or constipation.

Please note, prolonged use of Co-Codamol may lead to addiction. Ask your local pharmacist or GP for more information on Co-codamol and addiction.

Can I reduce the risk of getting side effects?

Yes, you can reduce the risk of experiencing side effects by letting our doctor know about any other medicines you may take, along with any other health conditions you may have when filling in the medical questionnaire.

You are also advised by the doctor to not drink alcohol while taking Co-Codamol.

How do I buy Co-codamol online?

The only legal and safe way to buy Co-Codamol tablets online is by using a registered and regulated service, such as Doctor-4-U. Our service allows you to request a private prescription from our registered doctors by filling in an online medical questionnaire.

If your request is deemed suitable, a prescription will be issued and sent electronically to our dispensing UK pharmacy. If the doctor considers your request as unsuitable, your will be issued a full refund for your order.

Your medicine is sent by tracked delivery using discreet, plain packaging to your chosen address. Your medicine is usually dispatched within 24 hours after ordering.

Pain Relief & Addiction

This information is for reference only. If you believe you may have developed an addiction, please contact your GP or local drug treatment service. More advice can be found here.

Dosage Instructions
Dosage Instructions Take ONE up to FOUR times daily. Please DO NOT exceed SIX tablets in 24 hours. DO NOT take with any other opioid or paracetamol product. CAUTION: Can lead to ADDICTION if misused.
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