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Codeine and Paracetamol (Co-codamol)

Also known as Co-codamol

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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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  • Codeine/Nurofen Plus.

    Hi folks. I'm addicted to Nurofen Plus. I've never told anyone this, barely admitted it to myself. I'm a male in my 30s, with a kid. I wont lie, right now I am on 11 tablets in the morning, and 11 at night. A few months ago I tried to go cold turkey, but as I work full time, I simply...

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  • Loaded up on vitamins etc...

    So a wee update...I've googled the 'Thomas recipe' and I've ordered everything that's supposed to be needed to help tapering off cocodomol. I've already started yesterday...taking 3 cocodomol yesterday instead of 8....I'm praying this works for me! Will keep yous all updated...

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  • Think I accidentally doubled my Meds !

    I am 95% sure I took two separate lots of my Meds within 10mins of each other. I know right ??!!! That means I may have had 4 × Co Codamol (30/500), 4 Ibuprofen & 2 Gabapentin. I'm only concerned about the Co Cod as contains Paracetamol. Rang 2 separate pharmacies for advice. Both said to...

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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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  • Can you be Addicted to cocodomol and robaxin

    Hiya I'm a newbie here and thought I might be able to get some help. I'm on a lot of medication 30/500mg cocodomol 2 twice a day. ..robaxin 750 mg 2 twice a day and lyrica 100 mg twice a day. I went on holiday and didn't take enough meds with me...on the third day without them in started...

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  • Advice please!

    Can someone advice me on how to taper off my 4 cocodomol and 4 robaxin and 2 lyrica a day plz? Definitely can't go cold turkey

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  • My boyfriend takes 30/500 co codimol and he takes 20-30 ...

    My boyfriend takes 30/500 co codimol and he takes 20-30 a day, you may think this is a lot but that is because my boyfriend has been addicted to them for the past 6 years after being given these tablets following his tonilectomy.When he wakes in the morning he has bad cramps and my bed is soaking wet...

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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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  • N+ and codeine nearly killed me

    I've been taking N+ (28-32 a day) and codeine phosphate for 6 years. I took my last dose one night (2 x codeine, 3 x N+) I collapsed after about half an hour. I couldn't get to the phone and was covered in severe carpet burns (trying to get to phone) however my GCS started to rapidly fall. Mum...

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  • Codeine addiction.

    I was diagnosed with nerve root compression of my lumbar spine by MRI in 2006. The Dr prescribed me co/codomol 30/500. And I am still taking them to this day. About 2 years ago I learned that I couldn't function without them. They don't stop my pain anymore so I started taking over the counter...

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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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  • 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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  • Cocodamol addiction/withdrawal

    I'm posting this as I've never told anyone about my addiction (and I've known it was an addiction for nearly a year now) and although I don't want to tell anyone I know, I'm going to try to get off them and thought this might help keep me on track. Total honesty - I was given 30/500...

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  • Co-codamol addiction & anxiety -anyone?

    Hi. Im new and haven't posted on here before, I'm hoping someone might be able to give me a bit of advice 😊 I've been taking co-codamol 30/500 for about 4 years now I have recently been prescribed tramadol too, I suffer from chronic back pain, I'm only 24 & have 3 children...

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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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  • Withdrawal when swapping codeine products

    Hi all I've bee n addicted to cocodmil 30/500 for 4 years. Recently I can out so I borrowed some dirycodiene 30mg from my mum and I've felt awful moody can't sleep restless no energy all the symptoms but rls when going through withdrawal. Is it possible to get withdrawal.

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  • Partner going cold turkey off co codomol

    My partner has been dependent on cocodomol for over six years. We went to the GP last week who did bloods and referred us to a local drug service. Bloods came back and partner was sent to A&E for paracetamol levels to be checked. Luckily he was ok, but did warn him to stay off any paracetamol containing...

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  • Misuse of co codamol

    So I have ben prescribed 30/500 as have endometriosis which causes severe pain.  Have been on these for a few years and all well, could go days or months without taking anything.  About a year ago, whilst me, my husband and children were living at his parents, as waiting for the purchase...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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