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4.7.1 Non-opioid analgesics and compound analgesic preparations

MHRA update 2012: Treating paracetamol overdose with intravenous acetylcysteine

There are advantages to prescribing the opioid and non-opioid separately; giving flexibility in dose adjustment and selection of most appropriate combination. 

Where high doses of codeine are being prescribed a laxative should be considered.

Pack
100 tablet
Pack
100 tablet

High sodium content, only for patients with swallowing difficulties.

Pack
100 tablet

High sodium content, only for patients with swallowing difficulties.

Pack
100 tablet

For oral, rectal and IV paracetamol doses for children, see the Children's BNF

Pack
100 tablet

High sodium content, only for patients with swallowing difficulties.

Pack
60 tablet
Pack
10 suppository
Pack
10 suppository
Pack
10 suppository
Pack
10 suppository
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200 ml
Pack
200 ml
Pack
150 ml
200 ml
Pack
10 vial
  • First Line Drugs
  • Second Line Drugs
  • Specialist Initiated Drugs
  • Specialist Only Drugs
  • Mixed Status