Solpadeine Plus tablets can be used to ease lots of different kinds of aches and pains that cannot be managed with painkillers such as paracetamol, aspirin, or ibuprofen alone. Perfect for those who need pain relief that will get to work fast.
It can also provide a gentle therapy for colds and sort throats. It contains painkillers, paracetamol and codeine which all combine to relief the affected pain. Paracetamol also helps to reduce body temperature, making Solpadeine Plus everyone’s essential tablet with a dual purpose.
What are Solpadeine Plus tablets?
Solpadeine Plus tablets are used for migraine, headache, dental pain, period pain, strains & sprains, backache, rheumatic pain and sciatica. The tablets contain three active ingredients; paracetamol, codeine and caffeine. Codeine and paracetamol are both painkillers.
How do I take Solpadeine Plus?
In adults and children 12 years and over, the dose of Solpadeine Plus is 1 or 2 tablets every 4 – 6 hours. You should not take more than 8 tablets in a 24-hour period. (The number of tablets that can be taken is dependant on the age of the user, please see the ‘Directions’ tab for more information.)
How much codeine is in Solpadeine Plus tablets?
Solpadeine Plus contains 8mg of Codeine per tablet, together with 500mg Paracetamol and 30mg caffeine this provides a strong triple action of pain relief which can help ease pain and discomfort caused by a number of conditions.
Why can I only take Solpadeine Plus for 3 days max?
Solpadeine Plus contains Codeine which if used incorrectly can become addictive, so therefore it is advised that the medication is not taken for more than 3 consecutive days. If your pain has not subsided in this, it is recommended that you speak to your own Doctor for treatment.
What is the difference between Solpadeine Plus and Max?
Both products contain 3 main ingredients, Paracetamol, Codeine and Caffeine. The difference between the Plus and Max tablets is the amount of Codeine in each tablet. Plus tablets contain 8mg of Codeine as opposed to Max which contains 12.8mg of Codeine per tablet.
Can I get addicted to Solpadeine Plus?
Solpadeine Plus will not become an addictive medication if the guidelines set out by the manufacturer are followed correctly. If only being taken for short term pain relief and for no more than 3 consecutive days there should be no issues.
The medication can become addictive if the guidelines are not followed correctly or if it is taken over long periods of time if you feel this is the case it is recommended that you speak to your Doctor.
Can I drive/operate machines whilst using Solpadeine Plus Tablets?
Do not drive while taking Solpadeine Plus until you are aware of how it will affect you as Solpadeine Plus may cause drowsiness and could affect skilled tasks such as driving or operating machines.
For further information on driving whilst taking this medication please refer to the ‘Info Leaflet’ tab.
Can I take Solpadeine Plus Tablets if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
If you are pregnant, you should seek advice from your doctor before you take this medication.
If you are breastfeeding, you should NOT be taking this medication.
Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage.
Please see your doctor before you take this medicine if you are pregnant.
You can take Solpadeine Plus Tablets whilst breast feeding.
Most people taking this medicine find they cause them no problems. Constipation, nausea, dizziness or drowsiness could occur. Occasionally some people may get allergic reactions, such as skin rash. In all the years paracetamol has been used there have been very rare reports of blood disorders which may make you bleed more easily or make you more prone to infection, but these were not necessarily caused by paracetamol. These effects should go away once you stop taking the medicine.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if this medicine affects you in any other way, stop taking it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.