oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Codeine phosphate, doxylamine succinate, caffeine : products like : Adco-Dol(R) : S2 talk : package insert

Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9634
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1068



Extracted from text ... SA Pharmacist's Assistant [ Jan / Feb 2006 ] 28 Package Insert PROPRIETARY NAME: ADCO-DOL Tablets COMPOSITION: Each tablet contains: 10 mg Codeine Phosphate, 5 mg Doxylamine Succinate, 450 mg Paracetamol, 45 mg Caffeine, sugar free. PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: A. 2.8 Analgesic Combinations. PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: ADCO-DOL TABLETS have antipyretic, analgesic and antihistaminic properties. Codeine and its salts are absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Rectal absorption of codeine phosphate has been reported. Ingestion of codeine phosphate produces peak plasma-codeine concentrations in about one hour. Codeine is metabolised by Oand N-demethylation in the liver to morphine, nor-codeine, and other metabolites including nor-morphine and ..

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