- Last reply 11 May 2012 at 09:03
I have recently been told the true reason for the withdrawal of Distalgesic was price and not
concern regarding side-effects. If medicines with severe side-effects ....
I am disgusted at the forthcoming ban of Co-proxamol, as stated in previous posts, at the end of this year (2007). For years I have suffered from anxiety and cronic ....
An excellent drug used for two generations of my family and the only real pain relief drug for anything more than average pains like headaches. My mother before ....
I think the withdrawal of co-proxamol is thoughtless and causing a great deal of unhappiness/pain/health problems with thousands of people. My mother had been taking ....
I have a long history of back problems and arthirtis. I took co-prox for years with good effect. I have sinse been prescribed, codine, morphine and tramadol, all ....
The ban on co proxamol should be overturned asap, if someone wants to die they will find a way, this ban will not lower the suicide rate and whoever made this decision ....
I have been taking co-proxamol for 13 years to deaden pain from severe arthritis and it gives me a reasonable existance instead of an unbearable one. I set my alarm ....
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My mum has taken co-proxamol for rheumatoid arthritis, now she cannot get it any more and has been given co codamol, which does not give her relief from her pain. ....
I have used co-proxamol for the last 17 years for migraines - they are the only tablets that work. They make the difference between being completely debilitated ....
I have been on Co proxamol for 11 years and My GP has now taken me off them and given me Co Codamol instead. I am at my wits end now. The Co Codamol do nothing for ....
Having suffered from ulcerative colitis for the past 42 years and diagnosed with ankolysing spondylitis 12 years ago (I am 58 ) I found that Co Proxamol tablets ....
I have managed to get co-proxomal via Boots up until now 9/8/06 they now say it is discontinued they have no info on named patient basis patients being prescribed ....
Quite a lot of people cannot get on with other types of painkillers. I have found stronger type painkillers make me to drowsy or cause side effects.
[Hi everyone - I wrote back in January 2006 about osteo-arthritis and being able, at that time, to still being able to get co-proxamol. Well, I moved to France, ....
:roll: I wrote before about the worry of not being able to obtain co-proxamol for osteo-arthritis, although I had bi-lateral knee re-placements 8 years ago and a ....
There is a petition at the PMs site as below
[b:004e306afc]I'm new, so I don't know much about the campaign. I'm at my wits end trying to get Co Proxamol. Is there a link to a petition?
Are there any foreign ....
Having had a full knee replacement and waiting for the other knee to be operated on. I was taking co-proxamol which enabled me to keep working full time. Now I have ....
my mother lived toll she was 88years of age with the aid of coproxamol for arthritis i also am on it for the same reason pain relief my gp gave me a lecture on how ....
I feel the same as everybody else that has written regarding co prox they should not be withdrawn totally, and should be available to those of us that have used ....
Like many of you I have been taking coproximal for many years, my condition being related to the bones. After another operation in October last year I was forced ....
I have read all the comments from the patients that have, and are still - those lucky enough - taking Co-proxamol. At the end of October I was prescribed two drugs, ....
I had co-proxamol replaced by Solpadol and the side effects (and addiction to codeine) have increased to such an extent that I am now on my 3rd day of 'cold turkey'. ....
Having read the letters on this site I find that I am having the same problems as most of the other people, although I do at least have a superb medical practice ....
I have a sister in law suffering terribly because of the withdrawal of co proxamol, it is the most relief she has ever achieved for her disabling arthritis. I ....
The situation of Co-proxamol withdrawal is a very woeful one and it seems immoral and unethical to allow people to suffer by removing this medication from their ....
Like many of you I have suffered arthritis for many years - in my case psoriatic arthropathy (arthritis). For over ten years I have been taking co proxamol, along ....
March 2006 MRHA COPROX licence is not withdrawn until 2007.
Withdrawal of co-proxamol
The conclusion of the risk:benefit review was that co-proxamol ....
I have suffered Migraine since I was 14...now in 50's...I have missed countless outings, been in agony for up to three days with vomiting, fainting and feeling truly ....
I have had a back problem with intransegent pain since 1978 caused by working in an operating theatre where I had to turn often singly, very large people post operativelly ....
I am a Lupus sufferer along with Osteo Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and many other conditions. I was forced to retire from 33 years nursing due to my disabilities. without ....
I have just returned from my doctors and he has informed he cannot prescribe Co-proximal anymore. I have had servere arthritis for 16 years
and am know 44. My old ....
I find your site extremely helpful and interesting at this time. I have taken Co proxamol for the last 11 years since injuring my lower back in an accident. Over ....
I agree with all your correspondents on the subject of CoProxamol being withdrawn. As for the suicide excuse, if people do not follow the advice on how to take medication ....
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