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Tylex CD 500 mg/30 mg (Paracetamol/Codeine)

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Tylex CD 500 mg/30 mg (Paracetamol/Codeine)

Tylex CD 500 mg/30 mg (Paracetamol/Codeine) contains two different medicines called paracetamol and codeine phosphate hemihydrate. 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. Paracetamol is an analgesic which acts to relieve pain. Pill Tylexis used in adults and adolescents from 12 to 18 years of age for the short-term relief of moderate pain that is not relieved by other painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen alone.

What Tylex contains

The active substances are codeine phosphate hemihydrate and paracetamol. Each tablet contains 30mg codeine phosphate hemihydrate and 500mg paracetamol.  The other ingredients are anhydrous citric acid, sodium hydrogen carbonate, anhydrous sodium carbonate, aspartame (E951), macrogol 6000 and magnesium stearate.

What Tylex looks like and the contents of the pack

Tylex effervescent tablets are round and white or off-white. They come in packs of 6, 8, 24, 30, 36,

Common uses

  • pain
  • fibromyalgia
  • headaches
  • back pain

Side effects

  • constipation
  • nausea
  • sleepiness

Dosage of Tylex

Tylex CD should be started with a small dose because of the presence of Codeine. It is recommended not to exceed the treatment with the drug for more than three days.

Adults: 1 tablet of Tylex at a time of intake. In case of severe pain, 2 tablets may be taken. If the pain gets worse, the daily dose can be increased to a maximum of 8 tablets. The maximum daily dose of Paracetamol, including all paracetamol-containing drugs, is 4 g and Codeine is 240 mg.

Adolescents from 12 to 18 years old. The dose depends on body weight. The dose of Codeine and Paracetamol is calculated separately. Paracetamol is taken at 10-15 mg/kg. Codeine dosage is 0.5-1 mg/kg of body weight.

Pill Tylex is taken in 1-2 capsules every 4-6 hours, but not to exceed the maximum daily dose of 60 mg/kg/day. In elderly patients, the starting dose should be reduced by half of the usual recommended dose for adults.

 

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