This medication is an analgesic combination, prescribed for moderate to severe pain. It reduces substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.
Contraindicated in patients with history of severe bleeding problems, liver damage, who are taking anticoagulant medications and hypersensitivity.
Dose is based on patients condition and response to the medication.
Adult- The recommended dose for aspirin 325mg and codeine 30 mg is one or two tablets every four hours.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding disorder (hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease), ulcer, liver or kidney disease, alcoholism, anemia, lung or thyroid disease, prostate enlargement, trouble in urinating, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.
It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
It may develop Reye syndrome in children and in teenagers who have any infection; so special caution needed.
Most Frequent : Lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, constipation and difficulty in breathing. .
Allergic Reactions : Skin rashes, hives, runny nose, asthma, abdominal pain and anaphylactic shock. .
Gastrointestinal : Indigestion and heartburn.
Blood : Abnormal bruising or bleeding and anemia.
Central Nervous System : Weakness and fatigue.
Patient may develop with increased risk of anaphylactic shock; if it so consult with your doctor immediately.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may lead to stomach bleeding.
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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