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Co-Codamol 30/500mg


Co Codamol is a medication that blends Paracetamol and Codeine to help with pain relief for moderate to pain that persists even after taking common painkillers, like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen. It is commonly prescribed for short term treatment of mild, to headaches, migraines, toothaches, sore throats, muscle and joint pains and backaches.

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What is Co-Codamol?

Co Codamol is a blend of Paracetamol and Codeine used to ease moderate to pain that isn’t relieved by painkillers, like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen. It works well for issues like headaches, migraines, toothaches, muscle pain and backaches.

How does Co-Codamol work?

The way Co Codamol functions involves Paracetamol reducing the creation of pain causing prostaglandins in the brain and spinal cord thereby raising the threshold for pain. Codeine, an opioid imitates pain relieving substances in the body. Stops pain signals from nerves reaching the brain.

What are the benefits of taking Co-Codamol?

The advantages of Co Codamol include its dosage strengths for different levels of pain. It can be used for kinds of discomfort linked to conditions such as fever and colds.

Guidelines on dosages recommend taking one tablet every 4 to 6 hours depending on the level of pain. Possible side effects may consist of constipation, nausea and feeling drowsy. Special care is needed for individuals with breathing problems, head injuries, liver problems or those below 18 years old.

It’s advisable not to mix Co Codamol with medications like alcohol, anxiety relieving drugs or anti psychotics to avoid interactions. Dosage restrictions differ by age group with caution needed for children and elderly patients, with health issues.
If you forget to take a dose remember to take it as you can making sure there is a gap of, at least 4 hours, between doses.


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