Wockhardt Co-Codamol 8/500mg 32 Caplets
Wockhardt Co-Codamol 8/500mg 32 Caplets
Wockhardt Co-codamol Tablets: Your Trusted Solution for Pain Relief
When standard painkillers don't suffice, Wockhardt Co-codamol Tablets step in to provide targeted relief for moderate pain. Whether you're grappling with:
- Rheumatic discomfort
- Persistent backaches
- Dental woes
- Menstrual cramps
- Sciatic nerve pain
- Injuries from strains or sprains
Wockhardt Co-codamol stands out with its unique dual-action formula. This ensures you not only experience temporary relief but genuine comfort to help you seamlessly proceed with daily activities.
Safety tip: To maintain efficacy and well-being, please ensure a gap of at least 4 hours between Wockhardt Co-codamol and any other pain medication. Rely on Wockhardt for a pain-free tomorrow.
What Symptoms or Conditions Can Be Treated with Wockhardt Co-Codamol?
Wockhardt Co-Codamol is effective in alleviating moderate pain stemming from migraines, rheumatic pain, backaches, dental discomfort, menstrual cramps, sciatic nerve pain, and injuries from strains or sprains
How Long Can Co-Codamol Be Used?
Co-Codamol should only be used for a maximum of 3 days at a time. If extended use is required, it is advisable to consult a healthcare professional for guidance
Active ingredients: Paracetamol 500mg, Codeine phosphate 8mg.
Other ingredients: maize and potato starch, povidone, stearic acrid, talc, magnesium stearate, methyl-p-hydroxy benzoate (E218), ethyl-p-hydroxy benzoate (E214) and propyl-p-hydroxy benzoate (E216)
Usage and Instructions
Adults and children over 18: Take One or Two caplets every 4-6 hours. Maximum of 8 tablets or 4 doses a day.
Children between 16 and 18: Give One or Two caplets every 6 hours up to 8 tablets in a day.
Children between 12 and 15: Give One caplet every 6 hours up to 4 in a day.
Use it for a maximum of 3 consecutive days. If required beyond this period the doctor advice should be sought.
Not suitable for children under 12
- Stick to the recommended dosage and avoid continuous use beyond 3 days unless directed otherwise by a physician.
- Codeine, a component of this medicine, can lead to dependency with extended usage. Experiencing symptoms like restlessness or irritability upon discontinuation indicates you might be developing a dependence. If you find yourself needing this medication consistently, consult your physician promptly.
- If you have allergies or sensitivities to paracetamol, codeine, or any other ingredient mentioned, refrain from using.
Consult your physician before starting Co-Codamol 8mg/500mg if:
- You're on antidepressants, specifically MAOIs.
- You're using metoclopramide or domperidone, typically prescribed for nausea.
- You're on colestyramine for managing high cholesterol levels.
- You have advanced liver or kidney conditions.
- You're on blood thinners like warfarin and require consistent pain management. Yet, intermittent doses of co-codamol might be acceptable.
- The product contains lactose. If you're lactose intolerant or have been advised by your doctor about certain sugar intolerances, discuss before starting this medication.
- Should you experience recurrent headaches, it's crucial to consult your doctor.
- If you're expecting or nursing, seek your doctor's guidance before using Co-Codamol 8mg/500mg.
- This medication is unsuitable for children below 12 years.
Note: Continuous intake of codeine for over three days can result in dependency. Discontinuing after such usage might lead to withdrawal symptoms.
Wockhardt Co-codamol, like all medications, may cause certain side effects. Here are some potential side effects you should be aware of:
- Experiencing constipation.
- Feeling nauseous.
- Manifestations of allergic reactions, evident through symptoms like skin rashes.
- Feeling dizzy or unusually drowsy. If you're affected by such sensations, it's vital to abstain from driving or operating heavy machinery.
Your well-being is our primary concern. If you're troubled by any of the above effects or if this medication impacts you in a different manner, it's advised to immediately halt its consumption and seek guidance from your physician or pharmacist.
A Vital Note: This medication contains codeine, a substance that can lead to dependency if consumed consecutively for over three days. Ending its intake after such prolonged use might result in withdrawal symptoms. Always exercise caution and adhere to the recommended usage guidelines.