Co-Codamol 100 x 30/500mg UK Pharma is a strong pain killer used in the relief of severe pain. It is available as 30/500mg effervescent tablet form.
Co-codamol is a combination painkiller (analgesic) consisting of codeine and paracetamol. Each tablet contains 500mg paracetamol and 30mg codeine phosphate hemihydrate. Paracetamol is a painkiller that relieves mild to moderate pain and codeine is a stronger painkiller known as an opioid.
Co-Codamol (Codeine) is used to treat many causes of mild to moderate pain and comes in the form of capsules, tablets and effervescent tablets. Codeine phosphate is also available in generic form.
Co-Codamol is indicated in patients older than 12 years of age for the treatment of acute moderate pain which is not considered to be relieved by other analgesics such as paracetamol or ibuprofen. The medication works best in eliminating short-term pains and aches and is often used for back pain.