Codeine is indicated in patients older than 12 years of age for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain which is not relieved by paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin alone. Paracetamol, Codeine & Caffeine Soluble Tablets are recommended for the relief of migraine, headache, backache, rheumatic pain, period pain, dental pain, strains and sprains and sciatica.
Paracétamol 500MG & Codéine phosphate hémihydraté 30MG
Direction For Use:
_Adults (including the elderly) 1-2 tablets. These doses may be given up to 3 or 4 times a day if necessary. The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours.
_Children and adolescents aged 12 – 18 years 1-2 tablets: The dose may be given up to 3 or 4 times a day if necessary. The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours.
_Children aged less than 12 years: Codeine should not be used in children below the age of 12 years because of the risk of opioid toxicity due to the variable and unpredictable metabolism of codeine to morphine