Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets
Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets
Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets offer relief from moderate pain, such as headaches, dental pain, period pain, and muscular pain. Suitable for adults and children over 12 years old, the product is designed for fast pain relief and fever reduction. It has been demonstrated that the blend of codeine and paracetamol in Accord Co-codamol effectively mitigates various pain types, enabling consumers to select it based on their or their family's specific pain relief requirements.
- Provides quick relief for moderate pains
- Combines codeine and paracetamol for improved effectiveness
- Applicable for diverse pain types, including headaches and muscle pains
- Each tablet comprises 8mg of codeine and 500mg of paracetamol
- Tablets are easy to swallow, ensuring convenience
- Relied upon brand known for its efficacy
What are the benefits of using Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets?
The primary advantages are quick pain relief and fever reduction, aiding users in managing discomfort and proceeding with their daily activities.
How does Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets work?
The codeine and paracetamol combination in Accord Co-codamol collaborates to lessen pain by altering the body's pain perception.
Are there any known side effects?
Some common side effects might include constipation, nausea, or drowsiness. For a comprehensive list of side effects, consult the patient information leaflet.
What does the research say about Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets?
Studies indicate that Accord Co-codamol's codeine and paracetamol blend can effectively alleviate a variety of moderate pains.
What are the main ingredients or components of Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets?
Codeine phosphate and paracetamol are the primary components.
Is Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets vegan?
Accord Co-codamol is not vegan-friendly due to its lactose content.
Does Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets contain any common allergens?
Lactose is included in Accord Co-codamol. Those with sugar intolerances should seek medical advice before use.
Can I drive while using Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets?
Due to the potential for drowsiness, it's advised to avoid driving or operating machinery. Always refer to the patient information leaflet prior to use.
Can I take Accord Co-codamol 8/500mg 32 Tablets if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
Using Accord Co-codamol during pregnancy or breastfeeding is not recommended. Consult a healthcare provider before taking any medication in these circumstances.
Active ingredients: Each tablet contains 8mg of codeine phosphate and 500mg paracetamol
Other ingredients: Colloidal anhydrous silica, maize starch, pregelatinised maize starch, stearic acid.
Usage and Instructions
Adults (including the elderly):
Take 1-2 tablets up to 4 times a day. This dose should not be repeated at more than 4 hour intervals, and not more than 4 doses (8 tablets) should be given in any 24 hour period.
Children aged 16-18 years:
Take 1-2 tablets every 6 hours when necessary up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children aged 12 – 15 years:
Take 1 tablet every 6 hours when necessary up to a maximum of 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Children aged less than 12 years:
Codeine should not be used in children below the age of 12 years.
For oral administration only.
The duration of treatment should be limited to 3 days and if no effective pain relief is achieved the patients/carers is advised to seek the views of a physician.
If you or someone you know has taken more co-codamol tablets than you should, please seek immediate medical advice even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver disease.
Do not take any other paracetamol-containing products with this medicine.
Do not take more than the stated dose and do not take every day for more than 3 days unless told to do so by your doctor. This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than 3 days.
Regular use for long periods of time may result in symptoms such as restlessness and irritability when you stop taking this medicine. If you need to use this product all the time, see your doctor straight away.
Do not take it if you are sensitive to paracetamol, codeine or to any of the other ingredients listed above.
Please see your doctor before you take Co-Codamol 8mg/500mg if:
You are taking drugs prescribed for depression (MAOIs).
You are taking an antibiotic called flucloxacillin
You are taking medications to thin your blood
You are taking metoclopramide or domperidone - used to treat nausea and vomiting.
You are taking colestyramine - used to treat high cholesterol.
You have severe liver or kidney disease.
If your headaches become persistent, see your doctor.
Please see your doctor before you take Co-Codamol 8mg/500mg if you are pregnant. This medication can cause breathing and withdrawal symptoms in a newborn baby if taken regularly during pregnancy.
Do not give to children under 12 years of age. Do not take this medication if you are breastfeeding as it can pass into the breast milk
This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than 3 days. This can give you withdrawal symptoms from the medicine when you stop taking it
Some of the side effects associated with this medication:
- allergic reactions, such as skin rash.
- Dizziness or drowsiness. If affected by dizziness or drowsiness you must not drive or operate machinery.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if Accord Co-codamol affects you in any other way, stop taking them and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you experience any of the following, please stop taking the tablets and seek immediate medical attention:
- Severe skin reaction with blisters, high temperature and joint pain
- Severe stomach pain that spreads towards your back - this may be a sign of pancreatitis.
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Price: £3.49, or free on orders over £25.
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