The painkiller Zapain is a combination of two medicines, paracetamol and codeine. It is mainly used for moderate to severe pain when paracetamol alone does not provide adequate pain relief. Customers who have used Zapain are very positive about this painkiller. The fact that it takes a very short time to take effect is often mentioned as a plus.
Zapain and pain relief
Zapain contains codeine, which a morphine-like painkiller. It blocks the transmission of pain signals via the central nervous system. Paracetamol suppresses pain in a different way, which is what makes this combination so effective. Zapain reduces fever and pain caused by rheumatic disorders (arthritis, arthrosis, gout), as well as migraine, menstrual pain, and pain from injury or surgery. It is also commonly used to treat the flu and common cold.
Zapain and coughing
Many people are positive about Zapain as a remedy for tickly coughs. This is because codeine is also a cough suppressant. Therefore, Zapain is commonly used for the flu or a cold accompanied by coughing. This is especially convenient in situations where coughing is a problem, for instance during a concert, wedding or exam. A tickly cough can also get in the way of a good night’s sleep. Taking Zapain right before bedtime will help you to sleep through the night. Do not use Zapain for chesty coughs. If you have a chesty cough, then use an expectorant to cough up the mucus.
Experiences with Zapain: side effects
Zapain may cause side effects. Side effects that have been reported by some users include sleepiness and drowsiness. Obviously, this can be dangerous, so stay out of traffic if you feel sleepy or drowsy. Alcohol can add to or intensify side effects caused by Zapain. It is advisable to stop drinking alcohol while taking this medicine. Some customers have experienced constipation (blockage in the bowel) while taking Zapain. This can be avoided by drinking plenty of fluids and eating fibre-rich foods. For a complete list of reported side effects, see the package leaflet.
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Ordering Zapain online
Zapain provides short-term relief from pain, fever and tickly coughs. If you would like to try out Zapain for yourself, then ordering online is a good option. At Dokteronline.com you can order Zapain without a prescription from your GP. However, you will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire as part of the order process. This questionnaire is checked by one of our affiliated doctors. If the doctor approves the use of the medicine that you want to order, an online prescription is issued and your order will be delivered to your home within one to three working days.