Sidebar

Syndol Headache Tablets 40s

: In stock

: Tablet

: Syndol

Regular price £24.95

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Have a Question?

Be the first to ask a question about this.

Ask a Question
files/rsz_payment-logos.jpg

Syndol Headache Tablets 40s

 

Syndol sold on ZimSeller is the original formulation of Syndol (with doxylamine) and is manufactured in South Africa. It contains four active ingredients, paracetamol, codeine phosphate, doxylamine succinate and caffeine Syndol is medication commonly used in the United Kingdom for the relief of pain and the reduction of fevers. Syndol contains paracetamol, codeine phosphate, doxylamine succinate, and caffeine. Paracetamol is used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain. It is also useful for reducing fever. It is not fully understood how paracetamol produces these effects. Codeine belongs to group of medicines called opioids. Opioids mimic the effects of naturally occurring pain reducing chemicals (endorphins) that are found in the brain and spinal cord. They act on the opioid receptors in the brain and block the transmission of pain signals. Therefore, even though the cause of the pain may remain, less pain is actually felt. Caffeine is a weak stimulant. It is thought that the addition of caffeine may enhance the analgesic effects of paracetamol and codeine. Doxylamine is a sedating anti-histamine. It acts by blocking the action of histamine which is a chemical released when an allergic response occurs. Histamine is the chemical in the body that causes the symptoms of an allergic reaction. These can include inflammation of the skin, airways or tissues, rashes, itching of the skin, eyes or nose, nasal congestion and narrowing of the airways. By blocking the actions of histamine, doxylamine prevents and relieves the typical symptoms of an allergic reaction. Sedation is a common effect of doxylamine. As a result it is commonly used in pain relief preparations to encourage sleep. This medicine is used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and to reduce a high temperature.

WHAT IS SYNDOL USED FOR?

  • Abdominal pain associated with menstrual periods
  • Fever (pyrexia)
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Pain following surgery
  • Pain in the muscles and bones (musculoskeletal pain)
  • Rheumatic pain
  • Severe throbbing or stabbing pain along a nerve and in the area supplied by the nerve (neuralgia)
  • Sore throats
  • Toothache
  • Composition: Paracetamol 450mg; Codeine phosphate 10mg; Doylamine Succinate 5mg; Caffeine 30mg

FORMULATION INGREDIENTS & STRENGTH

  • Paracetamol BP 450.00mg
  • Codeine Phosphate BP 10.00mg
  • Doxylamine Succinate NF 5.00mg
  • Caffeine BP 30.00mg
Also contains E110 (sunset yellow), E104 (quinoline yellow) and lactose monohydrate

INDICATIONS

For the short term treatment of acute moderate pain where other pain killers have not worked. Do not take less than four hours after taking other pain killers. For tension headaches, migraines, muscular pains and tension.
  • If you need to take this medicine continuously for more than three days you should see your doctor or pharmacist
  • This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than three days. If you take this medicine for headaches for more than three days it can make them worse

DOSAGE

  • Route of administration: Oral
  • Adults and Children over 12 years:
  • One or two tablets every four to six hours as needed for relief. Total dosage over a 24 hour period should not normally exceed eight tablets.
  • Do not take for more than 3 days continuously without medical review.
  • Codeine should be used with caution in the elderly and debilitated patients as they may be more susceptible to the respiratory depressant effects.

CAUTION

As with any product that contain doxylamine succinate and/or codeine, do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking it, consume clear fluids to help prevent constipation and dehydration, and remember that codeine is a narcotic and is habit forming and should not be taken for prolong periods of time.

Medical Disclaimer

The ZimSeller website does not contain medical advice. The contents of this website, such as text, graphics, images and other material are intended for informational and educational purposes only and not for the purpose of rendering medical advice. The contents of this website are not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Although we take efforts to keep the product information on our website updated, we cannot guarantee that the product information, such as medical ingredients or nutritional compositions stated as part of any product description is the most accurate.

Please consult your GP or physician for personalized medical advice. Always seek the advice of a GP or physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding your medical condition. Never disregard or delay seeking professional medical advice or treatment because of something you have read on the ZimSeller website.

Before taking any medications, whether it's prescription or over-the-counter medicines, supplements or herbs, consult your GP or a physician for a thorough evaluation. ZimSeller does not endorse any medications, vitamins or herbs. Your GP or a qualified physician should make a decision based on your medical history and current prescriptions. The medication summaries provided do not include all of the information important for patient use and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. The prescribing physician should be consulted concerning any questions that you may have.

In a medical emergency call 999 immediately. ZimSeller does not recommend or endorse any specific test, physician, product, procedure, opinion or any other information provided on its website. Reliance on any information provided by ZimSeller, ZimSeller employees, others represented on the website by ZimSeller' invitation or other visitors to the website, is solely at your own risk.

Therefore the information about this product, or on this website in general, should not be considered current, complete or exhaustive, nor should you rely on such information to recommend a course of treatment for you or any other individual. Reliance on any information provided on this website is solely at your own risk.