SYNDOL PAIN RELIEF TABLETS – BUY SYNDOL PAIN RELIEF TABLETS ONLINE:
Syndol sold on PainSelect.com is the original formulation of Syndol (with doxylamine) and is manufactured in South Africa by Adcock Ingram. It contains four active ingredients, paracetamol, codeine phosphate, doxylamine succinate and caffeine.
Syndol is medication commonly used for the relief of pain and the reduction of fevers.
Paracetamol is a simple painkilling medicine used to relieve mild to moderate pain. Despite its widespread use for over 100 years, we still don’t fully understand how paracetamol works to relieve pain. However, it is now thought that it works by reducing the production of prostaglandins in the brain and spinal cord.
The body produces prostaglandins in response to injury and certain diseases. One of the effects of prostaglandins is to sensitise nerve endings, causing pain (presumably to prevent us from causing further harm to the area). As paracetamol reduces the production of these nerve sensitising prostaglandins it is thought it may increase our pain threshold, so that although the cause of the pain remains, we don’t feel it as much.
Codeine phosphate is a slightly stronger painkiller known as an opioid. Opioid painkillers work by mimicking the action of naturally occurring pain-reducing chemicals called endorphins. Endorphins are found in the brain and spinal cord and reduce pain by combining with opioid receptors. Codeine mimics the action of natural endorphins by combining with the opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord. This blocks the transmission of pain signals sent by the nerves to the brain. Therefore, even though the cause of the pain may remain, less pain is actually felt.
Caffeine is a weak stimulant. It is claimed that caffeine may enhance the painkilling effects of paracetamol and codeine.
Doxylamine is a type of medicine called a sedating antihistamine. It is included in Syndol not so much for its antihistamine effect, as for its sedative effect. Doxylamine is known as a sedating antihistamine because it enters the brain, where it causes drowsiness. This feature can be useful if the pain is preventing restful sleep.
EACH SYNDOL PAIN RELIEF TABLET CONTAINS:
- Paracetamol (450mg)
- Codeine Phosphate (10mg)
- Doxylamine Succinate (5mg)
- Caffeine (30mg)
HOW TO USE SYNDOL PAIN RELIEF TABLETS:
- Adults and Children over 12 years: 1 or 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours as needed for relief. Total dosage over a 24 hour period should not normally exceed 8 tablets.
- Do not take for more than 3 days continuously without medical review.
- Codeine should be used with caution in the elderly and debilitated patients as they may be more susceptible to the respiratory depressant effects.