Solpadeine Max 30 Tablets
Solpadeine Max 30 Tablets
Solpadeine Max Tablets are used for the short-term relief of acute moderate pain that has not responded to other painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen alone. They can be used to treat migraine, headache, dental pain, period pain, strains & sprains, backache, arthritic & rheumatic pain, and sciatica.
- Combination pain relief
- Maximum strength formula
- Effective for headaches, migraines
- Alleviates dental and period pain
- Paracetamol and codeine blend
- Blocks pain signals
- Suitable after paracetamol, ibuprofen failure
- Three-day usage limit advised
What is the active ingredient and how does it work?
The active ingredients in Solpadeine Max Tablets are paracetamol and codeine phosphate hemihydrate. Paracetamol is an analgesic and antipyretic that effectively alleviates pain and reduces fever, while codeine, an opiate analgesic, acts on the central nervous system to further relieve pain. These two ingredients work in synergy to provide short-term relief of moderate pain unmitigated by other painkillers.
What symptoms or conditions can be treated with this product?
Solpadeine Max Tablets provide short-term relief of moderate pain unresponsive to standard painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen alone. They effectively alleviate discomfort caused by migraines, headaches, dental pain, period pain, strains, sprains, backache, arthritic, rheumatic pain, and sciatica.
How long can I take Solpadeine Max Tablets?
You should only take Solpadeine Max Tablets for a maximum of 3 days at a time. If you need to take it for longer than 3 days, consult your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Can taking Solpadeine Max Tablets lead to addiction?
Yes, Solpadeine Max Tablets contain codeine, which can cause addiction if taken continuously for more than 3 days. This can lead to withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking the medicine.
Paracetamol, Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate, Starch pregelatinised, povidone, maize starch, talc, magnesium stearate, stearic acid, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, macrogol, quinoline yellow (E 104), erythrosine (E 127) and titanium dioxide (E 171).
Usage and Instructions
Adults and people aged 65+:
Take 2 tablets up to 4 times a day. Leave at least a 4-hour interval between doses, and do not consume more than 4 doses (8 tablets) in any 24-hour period.
Children aged 16 – 18 years: Take 1 to 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.
Do not give this product to children below 12 years of age.
Do not take this product if:
- You're taking any other products containing paracetamol
- You've had another painkiller within the last 4 hours
- You are sensitive to paracetamol or codeine
This product is not suitable for children below 12 years of age.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Do not use this product for more than three days consecutively. Codeine can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than three days.
If any of the following statements apply to you, speak to your doctor before trying this product:
- You're pregnant or breastfeeding
- You're taking drugs prescribed for depression (MAOIs)
- You're taking metoclopramide or domperidone for nausea and vomiting
- You're taking colestyramine – used to treat high cholesterol
- You have severe liver or kidney disease
- You're taking anti-coagulants
- You're taking a painkiller on a daily basis over a long period
There are some side effects associated with this product, although not everyone will get them. Some symptoms associated with Solpadeine Max include constipation, nausea, or allergic reactions, such as skin rash.
The codeine in this product can cause addiction if you take it for more than three days consecutively.
This medicine can also cause dizziness and drowsiness. If you feel like you're affected, you must not drive or operate machinery.
All of these side effects should go away once you stop taking the medicine but if you're concerned about any of these effects, or if Solpadeine Max affects you in any other way, stop taking it immediately and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.