What is Klipal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol)

Klipal is an international brand name for the combination medication acetaminophen (paracetamol) and codeine. Codeine is an opioid pain reliever and acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that also decreases inflammation. Together they are is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Back pain 1 1
Drowsiness 1 4
Joint pain 1 0
Pain 1 4
Pain in lower back 1 4
Pain in right shoulder and arm 1 4

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Klipal

Side effect Patients
Addiction 1
Diarrhea 1
Memory problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Klipal

Dosage Patients
2 tablet(s) twice daily 1
650 mg-30 mg three times daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Klipal

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Klipal after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Klipal

Jan 26, 2012 (Started May 12, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 325 mg-30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: very good pain reliever
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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