Synaleve is a combination analgesic medication that contains paracetamol (acetaminophen), codeine phosphate, caffeine, and meprobamate. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain, such as headache, muscle pain, toothache, and menstrual cramps.
Dosage and usage:
The recommended dosage for Synaleve is 2 capsules every 3-4 hours as needed. The maximum daily dosage is 8 capsules.
Synaleve should not be taken by:
- People who are allergic to any of the ingredients in Synaleve
- People who have taken an MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitor) in the past 14 days
- People who have severe asthma, COPD, or other respiratory problems
- People who have severe liver or kidney disease
- Pregnant or breastfeeding women
Synaleve may interact with other medications, including:
- Blood thinners
- Muscle relaxants
If you are taking any other medications, be sure to talk to your doctor before taking Synaleve.
Side effects of Synaleve:
The most common side effects of Synaleve are nausea, vomiting, constipation, and drowsiness. Other possible side effects include dizziness, headache, anxiety, and insomnia.
If you experience any serious side effects while taking Synaleve, stop taking the medication and contact your doctor immediately.
Synaleve is a Schedule IV controlled substance, which means that it has a potential for abuse. It is important to take Synaleve exactly as prescribed by your doctor and to store it in a safe place.