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Taking Codeine with paracetamol or ibuprofen with paracetamol. Is this safe?

I ve been taking about 4 30mg codeine with 500mg paracetamol . Or sometimes 2 ibuprofen with codeine and 2 paracetamol 500mg at once and redosing only once 4 - 6 hours later so that would make up a total of 8 tablets. When I take the paracetamol and codeine 30 I only take 2 tabs every 4 hours so 4 tablets total. I either take 4 or 8 tablets once every 2 weeks for 2 years is this safe?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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First of all u were not mentioned for which reason you were taking codeine and paracetamol ?
Paracetamol and burden used for relief of fever and pains, codeine will be prescribed by doctors advice , becoz it has high chances of addiction and abuse , so I recommend you to not use codeine unless otherwise your doctor asks you to take . Excessive intake of paracetamol causes liver damage .you shouldn't take paracetamol more than 3 grams per day.
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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