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Review: Co-codamol side effects

In this review, we analyze Co-codamol side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Co-codamol. The review is based on 211 people who have side effects while taking Co-codamol from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Co-codamol

Co-codamol (latest outcomes from 256 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; codeine phosphate. It is often used in pain.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (acetaminophen; codeine phosphate): Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate, Codrix, Capital And Codeine, Empracet W/ Codeine Phosphate #3, Empracet W/ Codeine Phosphate #4, Phenaphen W/ Codeine No. 2, Phenaphen W/ Codeine No. 3, Phenaphen W/ Codeine No. 4, Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 1, Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 2, Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 3, Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 4, Tylenol W/ Codeine, Proval #3, Phenaphen-650 W/ Codeine, Papa-deine #3, Papa-deine #4.

On Mar, 30, 2015: 211 people who reported to have side effects when taking Co-codamol are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
HungerOsteoporosisNight SweatsLow Back PainBreathlessnessAcute PsychosisExcessive HungerDiarrhoea
MalaiseExcessive SalivaEsophagitisConstipationTirednessFatigue - ChronicHypermobility SyndromeHypovolaemia
DehydrationBurpingFlank PainLightheadedness - FaintingLoose StoolsGas - BelchingStomach PainDiverticulitis
Confusional StateParanoiaUnable To Get PregnantUrinary RetentionFracture Of The NoseTendonitisSkin Blushing/flushingBack Pain
OverdoseExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessBladder PainSinusitisAnkylosing SpondylitisSinusitisMulti-organ Failure
LaryngospasmAches And Pains In BonesLoss Of LibidoBreath Sounds DecreasedElevated Liver EnzymesWeight Gain PoorRenal Failure
Itching - Vaginal AreaCataractBelly AcheRefluxHair ThinningSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsHepatorenal Syndrome
DizzinessHigh Blood PressureMuscle TwitchingIntussusceptionBreast InflammationInflammatory PainDuodenal Ulcer
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedVomiting PostoperativeDepressionWeight GainExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessChronic Fatigue SyndromeHepatocellular Injury
HepatitisEyelid PainItchingAbdominal TendernessLoss Of LibidoIntestinal Ischaemia

Most common side effects by gender * :

DiarrhoeaAbdominal Pain Nos
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedHypoglycaemia Nos
HypovolaemiaPain Exacerbated
MalaiseJaundice Nos
Intestinal IschaemiaPneumonia Nos
DizzinessDuodenal Ulcer
VomitingHypertension Nos
ConstipationCardiac Arrest
Abdominal PainMelaena

Most common side effects by age * :

Gastroenteritis Nosn/aHungerVomitingTirednessDiarrhoeaMalaiseAbdominal Pain Nos
Pregnancy NosBreast InflammationAcute PsychosisAbdominal TendernessSwollen TongueUrticaria NosHypovolaemia
Skin Disorder NosDyspnoeaLaryngospasmSweating IncreasedPancreatitis NosDuodenal Ulcer
Ventricular Septal Defect NosUrinary Tract InfectionErythema MultiformeStatus EpilepticusPyrexiaMalaise
Congenital Spinal Cord Anomaly NosGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedLightheadedness - FaintingHypoxiaSinusitisIntestinal Ischaemia
Congenital Atrial Septal DefectBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedThrushBreast Cancer FemaleInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedPneumonia Nos
Cardiac Murmur NosKetonuriaDiarrhoeaDermatitis NosLoss Of LibidoJaundice Nos
Cataract NosDecreased AppetiteFracture Of The NoseCardiac ArrestSweating IncreasedAbdominal Pain
Complications Of Maternal Exposure To Therapeutic DrugsRespiratory Rate IncreasedBlood Magnesium DecreasedMetastases To Lymph NodesHeart Rate IncreasedInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Muscle SpasmsBreathlessnessFace OedemaBlisterDiverticulitis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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