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Codeine Phosphate 60 mg

Codeine Phosphate

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Codeine phosphate is a painkiller used to provide fast relief from moderate pain.

About Codeine Phosphate

What Is Codeine Phosphate 60 mg?

Codeine is an FDA-approved medication known as an opioid analgesic that is used to treat mild to moderate pain. It is similar to, but not as strong as morphine, therefore it does not produce the same sedative effects. However, it still helps to alleviate pain resulting from illness, surgery or injury.

Understanding the Main Benefits of this Medication

This medication is effective at treating pain when other painkillers like paracetamol have not been effective. It is often used to treat diarrhoea in adults and adolescents over the age of 12. It is also effective at relieving a dry and painful cough.

A look at the Side Effects

People taking codeine phosphate 60 mg tablets do not commonly experience side effects. However, about one in ten people experience at least one of the following, if the medication is not taken correctly:

  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Feelings of relaxation (excessive)

In some instances, other side effects such as sweating, dry mouth and dizziness have been experienced but these are uncommon.

Important Recommendations regarding Usage and Dosage

Before you buy codeine pills online you should be aware of the dosage recommendations. Patients usually get the maximum benefit from this medication for pain reduction by taking one 60 mg tablet no more than four times in a 24-hour period, with intervals of 4-6 hours. For pain relief, no more than 240 mg should be taken in one day. For dry cough, half the dosage of codeine should be taken. If you are taking this medication to treat diarrhoea, take one 60 mg tablet three or four times a day. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water.

How does this Medication work in a Patient's Body?

Codeine phosphate 60 mg tablets work by joining to the opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord which is also known as the central nervous system (CNS). Thus, they inhibit pain messages that are sent to the brain, resulting in a reduction of sensations of pain that is felt in one's body.

Contraindications and Precautions for Codeine Phosphate 60 mg

Use this medication with caution if you:

  • have low blood pressure or an abnormal heart rhythm
  • have any liver or kidney problems
  • have any problems with your adrenal glands
  • suffer from myasthenia gravis
  • have breathing problems
  • have a mental Illness such as depression
  • have a history of substance abuse

Order online - No Prescription Required

You can buy codeine pills online from our internet pharmacy with fast, discreet delivery. You will also receive discounted rates on larger orders and the best prices online. Our customer support team is available around the clock and is ready to take your calls and attend to your queries. Customers who buy codeine online in the UK can expect delivery within 2 to 4 days. Other EU residents can expect delivery within 5 to 7 working days on average (check out our delivery terms for more information).

Codeine Phosphate FAQ

Should I stay away from alcohol when taking codeine phosphate tablets?

Yes. Customers are strongly advised to avoid drinking alcohol when taking this medication. Alcohol can react negatively with certain ingredients contained in this medication and can result in negative side effects.

What duration of time does codeine phosphate 60 mg provide pain relief for?

This medication provides relief from pain for approximately 4 to 6 hours.

How long does it take for this medication to become active?

Codeine phosphate tablets usually start working after 30 minutes with the maximum effect being felt at around 2 hours.

Will this medication affect my fertility?

It is possible that long term use of opiates can negatively affect a man's fertility by decreasing the sperm that is produced. The effect that it will have depends on how long you take this medication for and your dosage. There is no substantial evidence to prove that short-term use affects fertility, or to indicate whether fertility problems resulting from the use of this medication are permanent.

Is it safe to take during pregnancy?

No. This medication is not recommended for pregnant women as it may be harmful to your unborn baby.

What benefits can you expect when you buy codeine online UK medication?

Codeine can help you manage pain of varying intensity. It can also be used to alleviate symptoms of diarrhoea and dry cough. When taking this medication, patients in countless numbers experience these benefits with minimal side effects, provided they adhere to the dosage recommendations.

Does this medication contain aspirin or paracetamol?

No. This medication does not contain aspirin or paracetamol.

Is there a risk of developing dependency with long-term use of opioid analgesics?

Yes. When used on a long-term basis, it is possible that you may develop a tolerance to opioid analgesics. If you find that you need to take a higher dosage to achieve the same effect, you should consult your doctor about the best way forward. If you stop taking codeine phosphate tablets suddenly under these circumstances, you may experience unwanted side effects.

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