Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Paracetamol and Codeine (Discount Drug Stores) TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + codeine

On November 28, 2022 Paracetamol and Codeine (Discount Drug Stores) was not listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).

Healthdirect medicine data is refreshed once a month, see Data sources page. The medicine you searched for may have been added to the ARTG after this date.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor or health professional for advice, or search the ARTG.

Is this medicine available in Australia?

The ARTG is the register of all therapeutic goods that can be lawfully supplied in Australia. Sometimes a special provision is made to make available some medicines that are not listed in response to the needs of particular people or circumstances. To find out more check out the "Access to therapeutic goods not on the ARTG" section on the ARTG page.

Other medicines that contain: paracetamol + codeine

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Paracetamol/ibuprofen combinations for acute pain - NPS MedicineWise

Paracetamol/ibuprofen combinations may be an alternative to codeine-based analgesics for short-term management of pain. Find out more

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

Codeine medicines – what you need to know

Codeine is no longer available over the counter in pharmacies after 1 Feb 2018. Find out if this affects you.

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

Over-the-counter codeine: changes to supply - NPS MedicineWise

Codeine is only available on prescription in Australia from 1 February 2018. Find out more about how health professionals and consumers can manage pain without over-the-counter codeine.

Read more on NPS MedicineWise website

Toothache: self-care - MyDr.com.au

Toothache is usually caused by dental decay. Find out what products are available for toothache.

Read more on myDr website

Medicines and Procedures - Pain Management - painHEALTH

Learn about the various types of medicines and procedures that are available that may be able to form part of your musculoskeletal pain management plan

Read more on painHEALTH website

Opioids - Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Opioids include any drug that acts on opioid receptors in the brain, and any natural or synthetic drugs that are derived from or related to the opium poppy.

Read more on Alcohol and Drug Foundation website

Natural Alternatives For Migraine & Headache - Headache Australia

What are natural or complementary alternatives available to people living with migraine or headache disorders. Are they safe and effective?

Read more on Migraine and Headache Australia website

Types of drugs | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Drugs can be grouped together in different ways – by the way they affect the body, how they are used or where they are used. Find out which drugs we are focused on reducing in Australia.

Read more on Department of Health and Aged Care website

Medication Overuse Headache - Migraine & Headache Australia

Medication overuse headache occurs when you take painkillers too often, which can worsen an existing migraine or headache disorder.

Read more on Migraine and Headache Australia website

Pain Medications — Medication Tips, & More | Musculoskeletal Australia

Medication, along with self-management strategies such as exercise, mindfulness & weight management can help you manage your musculoskeletal pain.

Read more on Musculoskeletal Australia website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Victorian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo

Healthdirect Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners and to Elders both past and present.