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Brand name: Panadeine

Panadeine is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) paracetamol + codeine. On this page you will find out more about Panadeine, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: paracetamol + codeine

Information for medicine and pack size:
Panadeine uncoated tablet, 100

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with headache, tension headache, migraine, menstruation, rheumatic, muscular and neuralgic conditions, influenza and dental procedures. Reduces fever. NEW INDICATIONS AS AT 26 JULY 1994- For the temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with headache, tension headache, migraine, period pain, colds and flu, muscle pain, back pain, toothache, arthritis and neuralgia. Reduces fever. INDICATIONS AS AT 30 OCTOBER 2001 - For the temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with headache (including tension and migraine headache), muscle pain, period pain, arthritis, neuralgia, colds and flu, back pain and toothache. Reduces fever.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Flat round white 1.27cm tablet with bevelled edges front face marking "panadeine", back face plain with a breakbar.

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
12: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
24: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
40: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
40 (Australia & New Zealand): Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Moisture
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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