Co-codamol: formulating a solution to pain

Nurse Prescribing | November 21, 2011

Greener M – This article illustrates the importance of considering the most appropriate formulation for each patient when prescribing co–codamol (codeine and paracetamol) after paracetamol alone fails to alleviate pain adequately. For example, guidelines for managing low back pain recognize the importance of considering patient preference when choosing analgesics. Because many patients prefer capsules to tablets, Codipar capsules offer an effective option for moderate pain that helps prescribers meet patient preferences.

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