Paracetamol + Codeine is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol + Codeine1 and Paracetamol + Codeine2. Paracetamol + Codeine1 is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Paracetamol + Codeine2 is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.