Adults: 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours.
Children (12-18 year): 1 tablet up to 4 times daily.
Paediatric Population: Children aged less than 12 year: Codeine should not be used in children below the age of 12 years because of the risk of opioid toxicity due to the variable and unpredictable metabolism of codeine to morphine.
Paralgin/Paralgin Forte is contraindicated in children below the age of 12 years for the symptomatic treatment of cold.
Children aged 12 years to 18 years: Paralgin/Paralgin Forte is not recommended for use in children aged 12 years to 18 years with compromised respiratory function.
Route of Administration: Oral.