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Should Zydol be taken before co-codamol?

I have just been prescribed Zydol 50mg (twice daily) to take for pain relief from leg ulcers. I am currently taking 6 x 30/500mg Co-codamol per day (once in the morning, lunch time and evening) and 3 x 400mg Ibuprofen if required during the day. I am not sure when to take the Zydol. Do I take it before co-codamol?
Wed, 10 Apr 2019
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The usual dose of tramadol is one or two 50mg capsules taken up to three times a day.

Co-codamol tablets contain two painkillers; codeine and paracetamol. Zydol is nimuslide and is painkiller too.

So, they should be spaced. See your dr.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr AJEET SINGH, General & Family Physician
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