Codeine Phosphate 30mg tablets
What Codeine Phosphate tablets are and what they are used for
Codeine Phosphate tablets belong to a group of medicines called analgesics and are used for the relief of: Buy Codeine Phosphate Online
mild to moderate pain.
symptoms of a dry cough or diarrhoea.
2 Before you take
Do not take Codeine Phosphate tablets and tell your doctor if you:
are allergic (hypersensitive) to codeine or other opioids, or any of the ingredients in the tablet (see section 6)
have difficulty breathing, or other chronic lung disease
have suffered head injury or raised pressure in the skull (may cause painful eyes, changes in vision or headache behind the eyes)
are having an asthma attack
have liver failure
are at risk of blocked intestines
suffer with alcoholism.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking Codeine Phosphate tablets if you have:
liver or kidney problems
diseased adrenal glands (Addison’s disease) or high blood pressure caused by a tumour near a kidney (phaeochromocytoma)
inflammatory bowel disease including severe bloody diarrhoea (pseudomembranous colitis)
gall bladder disease or gall stones
recently had surgery on your gastro-intestinal tract or urinary system
an enlarged prostate gland and have difficulty urinating and are male
are elderly or frail
suffer with asthma or breathing problems
an underactive thyroid gland
muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
low blood pressure or are in shock
suffered from alcoholism, drug abuse or dependence or mental illness
Other important warnings:
do not take for longer than directed by your prescriber
taking codeine regularly for a long time can lead to addiction, which might cause you to feel restless and irritable when you stop the tablets
taking a painkiller for headaches too often or for too long can make them worse.