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Featured Product No Size 24 Tablets (16 Pink abd 8 Yellow) Brand Migraleve MPN 10323 Directions Adults and Children 16 years and over:2 Migraleve Pink tablets to be swallowed at the first sign of migraine attack. If the migraine persists, then take 2 Migraleve Yellow tablets every 4 hours after the Migraleve Pink dose. Do not take more than 8 tablets (2 Pink and 6 Yellow) in a 24 hour period.
Children 12-15 years:1 Migraleve Pink tablet to be swallowed at the first sign of a migraine attack. If the migraine persists, then take 1 Migraleve Yellow tablet every 4 hours after the Migraleve Pink dose. Do not take more than 4 tablets (1 Pink and 3 Yellow) in a 24 hour period.
Ingredients Each Migraleve Pink tablet contains the active ingredients: Paracetamol DC 96% 520mg equivalent to Paracetamol 500mg, Codeine phosphate 8mg, Buclizine hydrochloride 6.25mg. Each Migraleve Yellow tablet contains the active ingredients: Paracetamol DC 96% 520mg equivalent to Paracetamol 500mg, Codeine phosphate 8mg. Pharmacy Product Yes Prescription Only No Side Effects Side effects with paracetamol are rare but should you experience skin rash or other side effects report to your doctor or pharmacist. Paracetamol taken in high doses may effect the use of metoclopramide, domperidone and anticoagulants including warfarin. May cause drowsiness. This medicine can make you feel sleepy. Warnings May cause drowsiness. If affected do not operate machinery. This medicine can make you feel sleepy. Do not drive while taking this medicine until you know how it makes you feel. See the leaflet inside for more information. Avoid alcoholic drink. Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while taking this medicine. Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine, even if you feel well. If you need to take this medicine continuously for more than three days you should see your doctor or pharmacist. This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than three days. If you take this medicine for headaches for more than three days it can make them worse. Do not give to children under 12 years if age. Keep out of sight and reach of children. More Info For the short term treatment of acute moderate pain which is not relieved by paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin alone such as migraine attacks, including the symptoms of migraine headache, nausea and vomiting. There are two types of Migraleve tablet available: Migraleve Pink Tablets & Migraleve Yellow Tablets. They are available separately or together in one pack.
Migraleve Pink tablets contain paracetamol and codeine which eases pain and buclizine which helps relieve nausea and vomiting. The Pink tablets therefore treat all the symptoms of migraine. If taken at the first sign of migraine, Migraleve Pink tablets can prevent an attack from developing. Migreleve Yellow tablets contain paracetamol and codeine for the treatment of pain and relief of continuing migraine symptoms. They should always be taken after the first dose of Migraleve Pink tablets.
Codeine can be used in children over 12 years of age for the short-term relief of moderate pain that is not relieved by other painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen alone. This product contains codeine. Codeine belongs to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics which act to relieve pain. It also contains paracetamol, another analgesic to relieve pain.