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Brand name: Paracetamol plus Codeine 500 mg/15 mg (Pharmacy Action) TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + codeine

What it is used for

Temporary relief of moderate to severe acute pain associated with strong headaches, migraine headaches, dental surgery or toothache, menstrual pain and sports injuries (e.g. backaches and muscular pain)

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off white capsule shaped uncoated tablets plain on one side and breakline on other side.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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