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Brand name: Calmative Pain Relief (Pharmacy Action) TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + codeine + doxylamine

What it is used for

For the effective temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with neck and back pain, headache, tension headache, migraine headache, toothache, muscle pain, neuralgia, arthritis, rheumatics, osteoarthritis, period pain, symptoms of colds and flu, sore throat, trauma, surgery, dental procedures, other pain where a combined calmative and analgesic action is required. Reduces fever.

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 36 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 capsule shaped, biconvex, bevel edged, uncoated tablet with breakline on one side and plain on the 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.

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.

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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