Syndol Headache Relief Tablets are used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and as an antipyretic. Syndol Headache Relief Tablets are recommended for the symptomatic relief of headache, including muscle contraction or tension headache, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, dysmenorrhoea, muscular and rheumatic aches and pains and for post-operative analgesia following surgical or dental procedures. Syndol contains strong painkilling ingredients to lessen the symptoms of the common cold.
The Three active ingredients include:
Codeine: A strong painkiller known as an opioid. Codeine works by mimicking actions of pain-reducing chemicals called endorphins found in the brain and spinal cord blocking the transmission of pain signals.
Paracetamol: A painkilling medicine though to work by reducing the production of prostaglandins in the brain and spinal cord therefore reducing pain.
Caffeine: A weak stimulant claimed to enhance the effects of paracetamol and codeine.
For the short term treatment of acute moderate pain, which is not relieved by paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin alone.
• You should only take this product for a maximum of three days at a time. If you need to take it for longer than three days you should see your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
• This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than three days. This can give you withdrawal symptoms from the medicine when you stop taking it.
• If you take this medicine for headaches for more than three days it can make them worse.
Approved by Anju Gill -Pharmacist on the 09/06/2021. For more information, view our medical team