North Staffordshire Joint Formulary
North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group

4 Central nervous system
04-07-01 Compound analgesic preparations

Paracetamol & codeine Co-codamol 8/500

Co-Codamol Tablet 8mg/500mg 
Co-Codamol Effervescent Tablet 8mg/500mg

Please note over the counter (OTC) sale is limited to MAX three days only. 

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Paracetamol & codeine Co-codamol 30/500

Co-Codamol Capsule 30mg/500mg 
Co-Codamol Tablet 30mg/500mg 
Co-Codamol Effervescent Tablet 30mg/500mg

Prescribing as separate components allows dosing flexibility and is more cost-effective (Applicable in Primary care only).

Avoid effervescent tablets in patients needing salt-restricted diet. Reserve for patients with swallowing difficulties.

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