Codeine Phosphate 30mgEffective Pain Relief Treatment
£ 39.99 – £ 63.99
What is Codeine Phosphate?
Codeine phosphate is used to relieve mild to moderate pain, coughing, and diarrhea. It is an opioid analgesic, sometimes known as a painkiller. It is used to relieve pain by mimicking the action of endorphins which are pain-reducing chemicals that occur naturally in the body. It is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) drug used to treat many causes of mild to moderate pain. Codeine phosphate is available in generic form.
How Does Codeine Phosphate Work?
Codeine is an Opioid and opioids work by blocking the opioid pain receptors in the brain and preventing pain messages from reaching the brain and spinal cord. Codeine is available in combination with paracetamol, ibuprofen, and aspirin.
Combination products containing mild opioids should not be taken for more than three days without consulting a GP. If you have any questions about taking an opioid painkiller please speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Side Effects of Codeine Phosphate?
Common side effects of codeine phosphate include:
- ● Drowsiness
- ● Lightheadedness
- ● Dizziness
- ● Sedation
- ● Shortness of breath
- ● Nausea
- ● Vomiting
- ● Stomach pain
- ● Sweating
- ● Constipation
- ● Itching
- ● Skin Rashes
Patient Information Leaflet
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. Patient information can be found here.