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Co-codamol

POM
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Last updated: 02 Mar 2020
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

For the relief of severe pain.

Codeine is indicated in patients older than 12 years of age for the treatment of acute moderate pain which is not considered to be relieved by other analgesics such as paracetamol or ibuprofen (alone).

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