What is Solpadeine Headache Soluble
Solpadeine Headache Soluble are dissolvable tablets that can help to relieve pain caused by headaches and migraines. The fast-acting formula helps to target pain faster than normal paracetamol alone. As well as headaches, this product is also suitable for treating:
Symptoms of cold and flu
The tablets are easy to administer as they are dissolved in water before being consumed, so they are perfect for those who have trouble swallowing tablets. If you’re looking for fast, easy and effective pain relief, Solpadeine may be the solution for you.
What causes a headache?
Headaches are a common problem, which can be caused by a variety of factors but are not usually a cause for concern and can be easily treated. There are many reasons why you may be suffering from a headache, but the most common causes are:
Cold or flu
Excessive alcohol consumption
Not eating regular meals or drinking enough fluid
Menstruation (periods) or menopause
Headaches can last between half an hour to several hours, but there are steps you can take to ease your symptoms including:
Staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water
Get plenty of rest if your headache is a result of a cold or the flu
Try to relax
Exercise if possible
Take painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen
Do not skip meals
Try not to sleep any more than you normally would, as this can make your headache worse
Do not strain your eyes for long periods of time
How can Solpadeine Soluble help relieve a headache?
The two active ingredients in Solpadeine Soluble are paracetamol and caffeine. Paracetamol is a painkiller which is commonly used to treat aches, pains and to reduce fever. Caffeine helps to speed up the effects of paracetamol. When paracetamol is taken alone, it can take up to an hour for it to work, however Solpadeine combines this painkiller with caffeine so it gets to work twice as fast.
How to take Solpadeine Soluble
Solpadeine can be taken by the adults and children over the age of 12.
Adults and children aged over 16 years: Take 2 tablets dissolved in a small glass of water every 4-6 hours as required.
Do NOT take this product more frequently than every 4 hours.
Do NOT take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours
Children aged 12-15 years: take 1 tablet dissolved in a small glass of water every 4-6 hours as required.
Do NOT take more frequently than every 4 hours
Do NOT take more than 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Do NOT take more than the recommended dose
Do NOT give to children under the age of 12
Avoid consuming too much caffeine in drinks such as coffee and tea as high caffeine intake can cause insomnia, shaking and an uncomfortable feeling in your chest
Can you take Solpedeine with other medicines?
Do NOT take this medicine if you are taking other products that contain paracetamol. Seek advice from your GP or a Chemist4U pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines:
Metoclopramide or domperidone - for nausea or vomiting
Colestyramine - for lowering blood cholesterol
Blood thinning drugs
When NOT to take this product
Do NOT take this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list), if you are taking any other medicines that contain paracetamol or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Seek advice from your doctor or a Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you:
Have liver or kidney disease, including alcoholic liver disease
Have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some suars
Are on a controlled sodium diet
Like all medicines, Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets can cause some side effects, but not everyone will experience them.
Stop taking this product and seek immediate medical advice if you experience:
Allergic reactions, such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the mouth or face or breathing difficulties
Skin rash or peeling
Unexplained bruising or bleeding
Nausea, sudden weight loss, loss of appetite and yellowing of the eyes and skin
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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- Caffeine, Paracetamol
Active ingredients: Each tablet contains Paracetamol 500 mg and Caffeine 65 mg.
Other ingredients: Sodium hydrogen carbonate, sorbitol (E 420), saccharin sodium, sodium laurilsulfate, citric acid anhydrous, sodium carbonate anhydrous, povidone and dimeticone.
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