What is Solpadol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol)

Solpadol is an international brand name for the combination of the analgesic, acetaminophen and the opioid analgesic, codeine. It is used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 32 17
Fibromyalgia 14 0
Headaches 3 0
Abdominal cramps 1 2
Back pain 1 2
Osteoarthritis (OA) 1 0

Show all 13 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 3
Moderate 8
Mild 7
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Solpadol

Side effect Patients
Constipation 6
Drowsiness 3
Dehydration 1
Dizziness 1
Drowsy in a.m. 1
Drug Addiction 1

Show all 14 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Solpadol

Dosage Patients
1 500 mg-30 mg tablet five times daily 1
8 daily 1
8 other daily 1
2 500-30mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Solpadol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped taking Solpadol

Duration

Currently taking Solpadol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Solpadol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 4
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 15
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 7
Not specified 14

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Solpadol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1
Tramadol (Ultram) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Solpadol.