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Brand name: Painstop for Children Day-Time Pain Reliever

Painstop for Children Day-Time Pain Reliever is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) paracetamol + codeine. On this page you will find out more about Painstop for Children Day-Time Pain Reliever, 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:
Painstop for Children Day-Time Pain Reliever oral liquid solution, 100 mL

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

For the temporary relief of acute moderate pain when paracetamol alone is not sufficient in patients over the age of 12 years (see also CONTRAINDICATIONS and Paediatric use).

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear colourless to pale brownish solution
Dosage Form Oral Liquid
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
100mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
200mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Do not Refrigerate
Life time 30 Months
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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