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Codeine and Paracetamol (Co-codamol)

Also known as Co-codamol

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  • Off codeine for two weeks but my joint pain is making me struggle.

    So I've been on prescription pain killers (dihydrocodeine and tramadol for flare ups) for about 2 years. I started taking more and more and then my prescriptions weren't lasting as long as they should have been so I started substituting with additional Solpadeine Max and Nurofen+ in between prescriptions....

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  • co codamol addiction an withdrawals

    ive been taking co codamols 30/500 for over 5 years the last three years taking 2 four times a day , my doc told me to take them regularly as im alergic to asprin and anti infamatories , i have two town and buldging discs in my lower back , anyway i have suffered terible tummy problems weight gain and...

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  • Codeine addiction (Nurofen Plus)

    Hey, so I'm addicted to codeine, I usually take 32 Nurofen Plus tabs every day at midday (in 1 go). This has been going on for a year but I started doing codeine in June 2011 after I had my wisdom tooth removed. Every day I tell myself this will be the last day I take them but of course this is never...

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  • help I think I may be addicted to 30/500 co codamol

    I have only been taking 4-6 tabs per day as I have frequent back pain, I have been on them for around 3 months. At first the tablets made me feel happy at this time my sister passed away so they helped me through it. And now I get hot/cold sweats when I don't take them and headaches. I have been...

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  • Taking antidepressants during recovery

    I've been recreationally using Solpadol 30/500 for 2 years, usually 2-4 pills. It used to be every now and then but became regularly. I've realised that it's time to quit as it seems to be getting out of hand. I have also been dealing with anxiety and depression for a year now and I believe...

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  • Codeine/Co-codamol addiction beaten

    I've come on here to let those of you who recognise you have a dependency on cocodamol or codeine know that you can get off these hateful tablets. There's hardly any info on UK websites, but if like to share my experience with you. I became addicted to 30/500 co-codamol about 5 years ago when...

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  • Tiny dose side effects/withdrawals

    So, to some people this may seem a stupid question... I broke my heel a while back and for two months I took the full eight 30/500 a day with no problems. I reduced this and since then I've been taking Mirtazapine and Propranolol for two months, and every night I take two 30/500 tablets at bedtime....

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  • Bad Reaction to Co-codamol

    I don't take regular pain killers but since a bad reaction I had to co-codamol I have avoided them since. I can't find anything on the web about allergies, and I was wondering if anyone else had a similar experience. I'd taken the odd co-codamol from being about 12, and only really took...

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  • Pain relief - Codeine Alternatives

    I am about a week away from ending my Buprenorphine programme after taking an incredible amount of Co-Codamol 30/50@ and then Nurofen Plus for 5 years plus so I am a Codeine addict in recovery. I have been suffering terribly from mouth ulcers, blisters, severe pain in gums and inside mouth but after...

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  • Codeine withdrawal symptoms

    So to cut a long story short I have been addicted to codeine for over one year. I knew I had a problem but was unable to reduce my intake so decided enough was enough and decided to go cold turkey. I was taking at least 240mg per day. I am now 10 days since last codeine. I'm not going to lie and...

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  • does paracetamol and codeine cause straight out addiction?

    Hi Excuse miss spellings. I have been taking paraceutimal with codiene for sinus pain and toothache-more the form. I'm very worried about addiction so will take a single dose of an evening 2-3 days a week. Then I can have weeks and 2-3 months of none. I don't experience withdrawal or addictions...

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  • First day codine withdrawals

    Hi Would be greatful of some advice on how to manage my symptoms coming off codine. I've been addicted for Almost five years. I'm ashamed Ton say that I've let these tablets totally change and control me. I started off on strong cocodamol and which was perscribed but the doctor stopped...

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  • Withdrawal???

    If I've been taking just two 30/500 tablets a day at bedtime for about four months, would this be enough for me to experience withdrawal if stopped? Or even just illness the following day until the next dose?

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  • Codeine addiction and withdrawal

    Hi all i have been a codeine addict for 4 years now all started with a simple back injury at home a trip to the doctors and cocodmil 30/500 priscribed. After a few week/couple month my back was better so stopped taking them I can't remember if i felt ill because I didn't know the dangers or about...

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  • Paracetamol and sickness

    I have been taking 8 cocodamol 30/500 tablets a day for the past three years due to chronic back pain. Just recently I have been feeling very sick very often and I thought that the codeine might be causing it. However I have discovered that if I take cocodamol or paracetamol I feel terribly sick...

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  • Coming off codeine

    i decided to go cold turkey on Monday after running out of cocodomol 30/500 and ibuprofen and codeine. The withdrawal symptoms have been terrible. Headaches, anxiety and panic attacks, stomach cramps, night sweats, being sick. To name but a few of them. I have been on cocodomol 30/500 since I was diagnosed...

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  • Co Codamol addiction. What should I do?

    Hi. I've been taking Co Codamol 15/500 for the best part of 9 years now and I cannot seem to stop taking them. I can't function without taking these and now I want to stop taking them as I know it can't be doing my insides any good. I never go over 6 in a day and my do for said that it is...

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  • No alternative pain relief?

    Hi all, Been a follower of this page for quite a while now. I was taking 8× 30/500 co-codamol for 6 years. I went cold turkey about 6 months ago and haven't touched them since. They were prescribed for permanent nerve damage in my knee after a nasty fall. I am learning now, that they...

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  • A need to finally quit co-codamol

    Hi everyone A few years ago I was taking 6 x 30mg co-codamol tablets per day. Why? stupidity, utter stupidity. I liked the buzz and spent a fortune buying them from dodgy web sites. What a prat eh? Anyway, I realised it had to stop, tried cold turkey and thats when I realised that I was in the sh*t....

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  • Co-codamol addiction

    I have been taking co-codamol 30/500 for about 4 years now following an accident and for ongoing back pain.  I have never told anyone, ever! I get them on repeat prescription every two weeks, I would take about 5 per day.  I wish I'd never ever been prescribed them, but I needed them at...

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  • cocodamol addiction

    i am 27 and since the age of 18 i have been taking them 30/500.i get them from my doctor every 2 weeks when.if i dont have any i cant get out of bed in the morning and i cant go out,im so moody and hate socialising,when ive got them im a totally different person im the happiest ever,im the life and...

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  • Codine addiction please help

    Hi there I've been taking co codamol now for about 6 years on some days I can take as meny as 32 I wake up in a morning and the first thing I do is take 5 30 500 if I have any prescription ones if not it's paramol and I'll take 10 of those then I'll go to work all day and not take any...

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  • Codiene

    Following a Hip Replacement was dosed with so much Codiene that I ended up in agony in A&E with a blocked bowel bladder... ​I would be very interested to hear from anyone who has experienced similar problems as I understand it is quite common... ​Dave/OAP

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  • Unexpected withdrawals, please help need some advice

    Hi all I have been using codeine for the last 2 years which started out innocently enough being prescribed by my GP for an injury. However slowly but surely I became more and more dependent on the drug and without really even realising it I am now taking huge doses each day, mainly before bed and sometimes...

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  • I'm scared!

    I have been taking 30/500 cocodamol for about 4 years, in some cases nearly 20 a day to get the original feeling it gave me, I am now taking 8/500 however still taking nearly 20, I am so scared I want to get off of them, I don't know how, I have noticed that my urine is cloudy now and I am sure that...

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  • Codeine cold turkey help

    Hi all I've been taking codeine based products for 3 years now starting 8 a day now upto 15 a day maybe more. No one knows about my addiction. I did go to the doctors a year ago who put me on a taper plan it worked to start then I went back to square one so now it's time to cold turkey. I have...

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  • Need help - cocodamol addiction

    Hi all, I have joined to ask for help. I know what I am doing is dangerous and harmful, please dont judge me. I have been taking a lot of cocodamol, nurofen plus and tramadol for maybe 3/4 years now. I take about 10 of each a day. I don't even know where to start coming off them. 😓

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  • Withdrawal from 30/500 Co-Codamol

    Hi I'm new here , age 74. I was on the above for over 20 years ( yes I know ! ) Had my head in the sand as it was helping depression .Took 4 over 24 hours. I've got completely off them over 6/8 weeks now but still suffering from stomach cramps and diarrhoea  . As I was on this for so long...

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  • Coming of Co-Codamal 30/500 day four

    Hi everyone, I have been taking the highest dose of co-codomal for quite a few years now but I changed anti-depressants a while back and I believe that the codeine was interacting with the the anti-depressants so I stopped the codeine straight and I am on day four and my head feels all over the place,...

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  • MST ?? Ive had a shock.

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this group although I was a follower of the knee replacement group. I suppose this is a natural progression for some, considering the pain involved. Brief history, I had knee problems and started on co codamol 30/500 in2014. Had a knee replacement which didn't work . In...

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  • Co codamol

    ive spent the past four days in hell after stopping co codamol, is there anyone out there in the same boat or can give me some information or support please?   

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  • Cocodamol withdrawal

    Hi. I am 56 hours into cocodamol cold turkey. Ive been taking these devil pills for 6 months now. I need off them. I'm a mom of 2 little angels, they don't need nor deserve to see their mom like this. I slipped up about 2 hours ago, took 3 8/500 as got a killer headache. Was taking 3-4 30/500...

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  • Please read before starting these meds

    Please do not take these kpac meds, I have just lost my beautiful Son to these. He was prescribed them less than a year ago for back pain, during the last few month's I seen my Son descend into a living nightmare from the side effects of these killers, which led to him eventually taking his own life...

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