Co-codamol 30/500mg is a combination painkiller, containing codeine and paracetamol
codeine is classed as an opiate painkiller (also called opiates or opioids) that reduces the sensation of pain by affecting chemicals in your brain and nervous system.
Paracetamol works by blocking nerves that carry the pain impulse to your brain.
Not everyone experiences side effects when taking Co-codamol 30/500mg . Here are some of the most common ones:
Nausea or vomiting Confusion
For a full list of side effects associated with Co-codamol 30/500mg , please refer to the printed information leaflet inside the pack.
Please note: Some other medicines may interact with Co-codamol 30/500mg or cause similar side effects. Do not take with other medicines that contain paracetamol.
There are no known foods you should avoid while taking Co-codamol 30/500mg . However, alcohol may increase its effects, so please consult a healthcare professional if you plan to drink while taking it.
Taking co-codamol may also affect your ability to drive or operate machinery safely.
Co-codamol is only suitable to take for a maximum of three days. If you take it for longer, it may cause dependency problems such as withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking it.
If you wish to buy Co-codamol 30/500mg tablets online, please note that we take our customers’ safety very seriously.
Pain is a physical sensation, but it can affect you emotionally too, especially if your pain is chronic (persistent or long term).
If you need help coping with pain and carrying on with your daily routine, especially if you’re having difficulty managing the way it affects you emotionally, you may benefit from talking to a counsellor or psychologist.