Solpadeine Max Soluble Tablets are for the short term treatment of acute moderate pain when other painkillers have not worked. Wait at least four hours after taking any other painkiller before you take this medicine. For: Migraine, Headache, Dental Pain, Period Pain, Backache, Arthritic & Rheumatic Pain, Strains & Sprains, Sciatica. Can cause addiction. For three days use only.
Directions for use on Solpadeine Max Soluble tablets?
Solpadeine Max Soluble Tablets must be dissolved in water before taking.
Adults, including the elderly and children 12 years and over:
Take 2 tablets dissolved in half a tumbler of water every 4 hours as required.
- take more frequently than every 4 hours,
- take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
- give to children under 12 years of age.
- take with any other paracetamol – containing products.
- more than the stated dose and do not take every day for more than 3 days unless told to do so by your doctor.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Contains codeine: regular use for long periods of time may result in symptoms such as restlessness and irritability when you stop taking this medicine. If you need to use this product all the time, see your doctor straight away.
Solpadeine Max Soluble Tablets should not be taken if you are sensitive to paracetamol, codeine or to any of the other ingredients listed.
Please see your doctor before you take SOLPADEINE Max Soluble Tablets if you have severe liver or kidney disease or if your are taking:
- m1etoclopramide or domperidone – used to treat nausea and vomiting.
- colestyramine – used to treat high cholesterol.
- medicines prescribed for depression (MAOIs).
- anti-coagulants (drugs to thin the blood e.g. warfarin) and you need to take a painkiller on a daily basis over a long period.
The tablets contain sorbitol. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
If your headaches become persistent, see your doctor.
Pregnant or breastfeeding:
Please see your doctor before you take this medicine if you are pregnant. You can take SOLPADEINE Max Soluble Tablets whilst breastfeeding. Medicines can affect the unborn baby. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicines in pregnancy.
Most people taking Solpadeine Max find they cause them no problems. However, occasionally some people may get constipation, nausea, or allergic reactions, such as skin rash. If affected by dizziness or drowsiness you must not drive or operate machinery. In all the years paracetamol has been used there have been very rare reports of blood disorders, 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 Solpadeine Max affects you in any way, stop taking them and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
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