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Brand name: Strong Pain with Calmative (Pharmacy Choice) TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + codeine + doxylamine

What it is used for

For the temporary relief of moderate to severe pain and discomfort associated with: tension headache, toothache, backache, neuralgia, migraine headache, period pain, muscle pain, rheumatic pain and pain associated with trauma or surgery and other pains where a combined calmative & analgesic action is required.

How to take it

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

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

white, capsule shaped, biconvex tablets with a central break line on one side and plain on the other side.

Do I need a prescription?

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

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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