Thornton & Ross Codeine Phosphate 25mg/5ml Oral Solution

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Thornton & Ross Codeine Phosphate 25mg/5ml Oral Solution

285.00$

Codeine Phosphate 25mg per 5ml

Each 5ml of syrup contains 4.25g of sucrose

Each 5ml of syrup contains 2.1 vol% of ethanol (alcohol)

Purified Water

Sodium Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E219)

Ethanol (96%)

Syrup

4.2 Posology and method of administration

Oral

1. For the relief of the symptoms of diarrhoea:

2. For the relief of acute moderate pain:

Adults: One or two 5ml spoonfuls (25-50mg codeine)

Codeine should be used at the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time. This dose may be taken, up to 4 times a day at intervals of not less than 6 hours. Maximum daily dose of codeine should not exceed 240 mg.

The duration of treatment should be limited to 3 days and if no effective pain relief is achieved the patients/carers should be advised to seek the views of a physician.

Elderly: Should be used with caution, doses as for adults may be given at the doctor’s discretion. A reduced dose can be recommended by a doctor.

 

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Description

Thornton & Ross Codeine Phosphate 25mg/5ml Oral Solution.
Read all this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.

• This medicine has been prescribed for you personally and you should
not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are
the same as yours.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• If you have further questions, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
• If any of the side effects become serious, or if you notice any side
effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet
1. What is the medicine and what does it do?
2. Before you take the medicine.
3. How to take the medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store the medicine
6. Further information

1. What is the medicine and
what does it do?
The name of your medicine is Thornton & Ross Codeine Phosphate
25mg/5ml Oral Solution, which will be referred to as ‘Codeine
Phosphate Oral Solution’ throughout this leaflet. This product contains
codeine. Codeine belongs to a group of medicines called opioid
analgesics which act to relieve pain. It can be used on its own or in
combination with other painkillers such as paracetamol.
What is it for?
Codeine Phosphate Oral Solution can be used in two ways:
• In adults and children over 12 years of age for the short-term relief
of moderate pain that is not relieved by other painkillers such as
paracetamol or ibuprofen alone.
• For the relief of the symptoms of diarrhoea in adults and children
over 12 years.

4.2 Posology and method of administration

Oral

1. For the relief of the symptoms of diarrhoea:

2. For the relief of acute moderate pain:

Adults: One or two 5ml spoonfuls (25-50mg codeine)

Codeine should be used at the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time. This dose may be taken, up to 4 times a day at intervals of not less than 6 hours. Maximum daily dose of codeine should not exceed 240 mg.

The duration of treatment should be limited to 3 days and if no effective pain relief is achieved the patients/carers should be advised to seek the views of a physician.

Elderly: Should be used with caution, doses as for adults may be given at the doctor’s discretion. A reduced dose can be recommended by a doctor.

size chest(in.) waist(in.) hips(in.)
XS 34-36 27-29 34.5-36.5
S 36-38 29-31 36.5-38.5
M 38-40 31-33 38.5-40.5
L 40-42 33-36 40.5-43.5
XL 42-45 36-40 43.5-47.5
XXL 45-48 40-44 47.5-51.5

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