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.
This medication provides relief from pain for approximately 4 to 6 hours.
Codeine phosphate tablets usually start working after 30 minutes with the maximum effect being felt at around 2 hours.
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.
No. This medication is not recommended for pregnant women as it may be harmful to your unborn baby.
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.
No. This medication does not contain aspirin or paracetamol.
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.