Dosage and storages of codeine phosphate and paracetamol:
The drug is in the form of tablets that are of 30 and 60mg. Adults are normally advised to take the 60mg tablets once every 4 hours, while children are advised the 30mg tablets that need to be taken every 4 hours.
As with most drugs, if you happen to miss a dose, do not try to compensate and take more the next time. If you remember to take it and the time is not close to the next dose, just take it and if not, take the next dose at the stipulated time. Storage of Panadeine forte is best at room temperature. There are different brands that may demand varying storage needs, but broadly this medicine should not be kept near heat or moisture and care should be taken to keep it away from children and pets.
Do not flush the medicine down the toilet and check with the pharmacist if you wish to discard expired tablets.