We dispense NHS prescriptions and will give advice on how to get the most benefit from your medicines. We keep a comprehensive stock of medicines and use a fast and an efficient wholesaler service to enable us to fill all prescriptions promptly.
We can dispense NHS repeat dispensing prescriptions issued by your doctor. Ask us for more information about this service.
All medicines are dispensed in child resistant containers unless you ask us not to.
Please remember: Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Our pharmacist can advise you on safe storage of medicines.
NHS Unwanted Medicines Service
Please return all unwanted medicines to the pharmacy where we will dispose of them safely.
NHS Health Advice and Self-Care
The pharmacist and our trained assistants are available for advice on all medicines and minor ailments. We can also give you advice on how to live a healthy life, for example, advice on how to stop smoking or healthy diets. Self Care information is also available on our user friendly website: pharmacykwik.co.uk We can also direct you to other sources of advice and assistance if we cannot help you ourselves.
Patient Medication Records
Our computer allows us to keep records of all your prescriptions dispensed by us. This helps us check for possible problems, such as interactions between medicines and will help us deal with any queries you may have.
We comply with the Data Protection Act and the NHS code of practice on confidentiality. If you want to discuss the records we keep, please ask to speak to the pharmacist.
We provide the above NHS services on behalf of:
NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group
21 Silver Street,
Bury, BL9 0EN
Tel: 0161 762 3100
Repeat Prescription Service
We offer a repeat prescription service. Please ask our pharmacist for further details about this.
We stock a vast range of over the counter medicines, vitamins and mineral supplements and other health & beauty products, please visit pharmacykwik.co.uk for further information.
We can advise on medical requirements for travellers, including anti-malaria treatments. We also stock a range of sun care creams, bite and sting relief creams, flight socks and over the counter travel sickness remedies.
We also provide Care Home Services, Home Delivery Services and a Gluten Free Food Supply Service. Please email or call to discuss these NHS enhanced services.
We can dispense private prescriptions as prescribed by your doctor. Please email email@example.com or call our team on: 0161 773 1456 with details of your prescription for more information including up to date prices.
If you would like any more information about any of the services mentioned in this leaflet, please call us on free phone 0800 023 2295 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments, Suggestions, Complaints and Compliments
Our aim is to give the highest possible standard of service. We would like you to tell us what you think about the service we provide at this pharmacy.
If you have any suggestions, comments or complaints please speak to a member of staff either by calling PharmacyKwik on 0800 023 2295 or alternatively you can email is on email@example.com
We welcome any general comments about the services we provide and any suggestions of ways in which we can improve our services to you.
We operate a complaints procedure as part of the NHS system for dealing with complaints. Our system meets national criteria. Our Pharmacist will give you further information.
You may also seek advice from the local Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS). PALS are not part of the complaints procedure itself but they might be able to resolve your concerns informally or they can tell you more about the complaints procedure and independent complaints advocacy services:
Patient Advice and Liason Service (PALS):
Care of The Patient Services Team,
Greater Manchester Commissioning Support Unit,
St. James House, Pendleton Way,
Salford, M6 5FW
An independent complaints advocacy service (ICAS) is available to provide advice and support for people who wish to complain about the NHS. Please use the telephone number below to get in touch with ICAS or for further information:
Tel: 0808 802 3000
Our staff work extremely hard to provide you with the best possible service. Please treat them with the courtesy and respect they deserve.
We reserve the right to refuse to provide services to individuals who act in a violent, threatening or aggressive manner.
When we are closed:
When this pharmacy is closed, for any health problem advice and details of other health services, contact NHS Direct, 24 hours a day.
Call 111 or visit: www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
Rear Unit, 56 Parksway,
Tel: 0161 773 1456
GPhC Premises Registration Number: 1116209
OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday: 9am – 8pm | Saturday: 9am – 7pm
This pharmacy is owned by: Allbro’s Pharmacy Ltd.
Solpadeine Plus Soluble Tablets (32 Tablets): contains the active ingredients paracetamol and codeine, which are both analgesics (painkillers). By working on your body in different ways paracetamol and codeine combine to relieve pain. Caffeine acts to help the effectiveness of paracetamol. Paracetamol also has an antipyretic effect (helps to reduce temperature when you have a fever).
What are Solpadeine Plus Tablets used for?
Solpadeine Plus provides relief from migraine, headache, backache, rheumatic pain, period pain, toothache, neuralgia, sore throat and the fever, aches and pains of colds and flu.
What should you do if you take too many Solpadeine Plus Tablets?
Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage.
What is the length of treatment?
This depends on what the products are being used for - details on how to use and length of treatment are included on the packaging. However, you should not take Solpadeine Plus or Solpadeine Max for more than 3 days, so if symptoms persist you need to consult your doctor.
What are the active ingredients used?
Solpadeine Plus products are based on a powerful combination of paracetamol, caffeine and codeine.
Paracetamol works on the periphery of the nervous system to provide basic pain relief.
Caffeine enhances the pain relieving effects of paracetamol.
Codeine works on the central nervous system and significantly increases pain relieving power without increasing dosage of paracetamol.
Are the products Gluten free?
Yes, all the Solpadeine Plus products are gluten free.
How much Sodium does each tablet contain?
Solpadeine Plus Soluble Tablets contain sodium (854 mg per dose) and should be taken into account if you are on a controlled sodium diet. Solpadeine Plus Tablets and Capsules are sodium-free.
How long will the products last?
As long as the products are kept in the original packaging and below 25°C, the products will last until the expiry date indicated on the pack.
What is the legal classification for the product?
All the Solpadeine Plus range is classified as P. This means that you can purchase the products (without prescription) ONLY from registered pharmacies only.
How to take Solpadeine Plus Soluble Tablets:
Adults, including the elderly and children 12 years and over: Take two tablets in water up to 3 or 4 times a day, if necessary, not more frequently than every four hours, to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours
Caution before taking Solpadeine Plus Soluble Tablets:
Do not take with any other paracetamol - containing products.
Do not take more than the stated dose and do not take every day for more than 3 days unless told to do so by your doctor.
Contains codeine: regular use for long periods of time may result in symptoms such as restlessness and irritability when you stop taking this medicine.
If you need to use this product all the time, see your doctor straight away.
Solpadeine Plus Tablets should not be taken if:
You are sensitive to paracetamol, codeine, caffeine or to any of the other ingredients.
Please see your doctor before you take Solpadeine Plus Tablets if:
You are taking metoclopramide or domperidone- used to treat nausea and vomiting.
You are taking colestyramine- used to treat high cholesterol.
You are taking medicines prescribed for depression (MAOIs).
You have severe liver or kidney disease.
You are taking anti-coagulants (drugs to thin the blood e.g. warfarin) and you need to take a painkiller on a daily basis over a long period. However, you can take occasional doses of Solpadeine Plus Tablets.
If your headaches become persistent, see your doctor.
If you are pregnant or breast feeding:
Please see your doctor before you take this medicine if you are pregnant. You can take Solpadeine Plus Tablets whilst breast feeding. Medicines can affect the unborn baby. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicines in pregnancy.
Do not use this medicine after the "Use by end of" date shown on the pack.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
Each Solpadeine Plus Tablet contains:
Each tablet contains the active ingredients Paracetamol 500 mg, Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate 8 mg and Caffeine 30 mg. The tablets also contain: maize starch, soluble starch, potassium sorbate (E202), polyvidone, purified talc, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid.
Possible Side Effects from taking Solpadeine Plus Tablets?
Most people taking this medicine find they cause them no problems. Constipation, nausea, dizziness or drowsiness could occur. Occasionally some people may get allergic reactions, such as skin rash. In all the years paracetamol has been used there have been very rare reports of blood disorders, but these were not necessarily caused by paracetamol. These effects should go away once you stop taking the medicine. If you are concerned about these effects, or if this medicine affects you in any other way, stop taking it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.