Generic Name: Codeine phosphate, Paracetamol
Product Name: Panadeine
- Indication of Panadeine
- Action of Panadeine
- Dose advice of Panadeine
- Schedule of Panadeine
- Common side effects of Panadeine
- Uncommon side effects of Panadeine
Indication of Panadeine:Temporary relief of mild to moderate pain and fever.
Action of Panadeine:Panadeine contains two active ingredients- paracetamol and codeine, which work in different ways to reduce pain. Paracetamol has painkilling as well as antipyretic (anti-fever) effects by preventing the production of chemical substances called prostaglandins, which are responsible for the pain and inflammatory response. Codeine is an opioid analgesic and works by activating opioid receptors in nervous system to produce painkilling effects. It also acts at the level of the spinal cord to prevent the transmission of pain impulses.
Dose advice of Panadeine:Each tablet of Panadeine contains 500 mg paracetamol and 8mg codeine phosphate.
Schedule of Panadeine:12's, 24's: S2 Other pack sizes: S3, except NSW: S2
Common side effects of Panadeine:As with any other medication, Panadeine can cause a number of side effects, most of which are likely to be minor and cease when the medication is stopped. Codeine phosphate is known to cause a number of side effects including:
Uncommon side effects of Panadeine:Less common side effects include:
Diseases treated by Panadeine:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cervical Root Disorders (Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy and Radiculopathy)
- Somatoform disorders (Briquet's syndrome)
- Tension headache
- Thoracic Back Pain (Upper Vertebral Fractures/Pain)
For further information talk to your doctor.
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