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Codeine Phosphate Linctus

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Composition for Codeine Phosphate Linctus

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Primary uses of Codeine Phosphate Linctus

Moderate to severe pain, Dry cough
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Codeine Phosphate Linctus

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Uses of Codeine Phosphate Linctus

Codeine Phosphate Linctus is used for moderate to severe pain and dry cough.
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Codeine Phosphate Linctus side effects

Common

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Sedation, Constipation.

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How to use Codeine Phosphate Linctus

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Codeine Phosphate Linctus may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Codeine Phosphate Linctus works

Codeine Phosphate Linctus is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Codeine Phosphate Linctus

Expert advice for Codeine Phosphate Linctus

  • Use Codeine phosphate as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Codeine phosphate, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.
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Codeine Phosphate Linctus related warnings
Special precautions for Codeine Phosphate Linctus
Alcohol
CAUTION
Codeine Phosphate Linctus may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Codeine Phosphate Linctus may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Codeine Phosphate Linctus is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Codeine Phosphate Linctus may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
CAUTION
Codeine Phosphate Linctus should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Codeine Phosphate Linctus may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Codeine Phosphate Linctus should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Codeine Phosphate Linctus may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Codeine Phosphate Linctus?uses

If you miss a dose of Codeine Phosphate Linctus, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Codeine Phosphate Linctus

Frequently asked questions about Codeine

Yes, however Codeine phosphate containing tablets require prescription in India
Codeine phosphate may cause addiction when consumed for longer duration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Codeine phosphate is a naturally occurring form of morphine and called as narcotic. Hydrocodone is derived form of Codeine phosphate. Codeine phosphate is not a depressant drug
It depends on the dose. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
No, it is available in India with doctor's prescription only
It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Corex a drug?
No, Corex is a cough syrup which contains codeine as one of its component
Q. What is Paracodin/Paracodin tablets/Paracodin 10 mg/Paracodol/Paracodina/Paracodin drops/Phensedyl/Phensedyl cough syrup used for?
These are the trade names of codeine containing products. Your doctor may prescribe it (depending on the disease condition) for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, diarrhea, cough, irritable bowel syndrome
Codeine phosphate is specifically used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, diarrhea, cough, irritable bowel syndrome. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take codeine with naproxen/paracetamol/ibuprofen/advil/ warfarin/metronidazole/hydrocodone/diclofenac/ amoxicillin?
You can take codeine with paracetamol/ibuprofen/ Advil/ warfarin/ diclofenac/amoxicillin/naproxen. Taking metronidazole and hydrocodone may alter the effects of codeine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Codeine phosphate containing tablets are available with mention of expiry date on it. Before taking medicine, patient should consult pharmacist or doctor
Codeine phosphate causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
No, it does not contain acetaminophen in it. However, your doctor may prescribe Codeine phosphate along with acetaminophen.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Codeine Phosphate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Codeine Phosphate with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima
Codeine Phosphate with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce
Codeine Phosphate with Linezolid
LIFE-THREATENING
Codeine Phosphate with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Codeine Phosphate with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Codeine Phosphate with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Codeine Phosphate with Rizatriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip
Codeine Phosphate with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Codeine Phosphate with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Codeine Phosphate with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo, Micropride
Codeine Phosphate with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Vizopin, Syclop, Lozapin, Zaporil, Closin, Skizoril, Zopizone, Sizopin, Clozap, Kloza, Refract
Codeine Phosphate with Ramosetron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ramosetron: Ibset
Codeine Phosphate with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Codeine Phosphate with Granisetron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Granisetron: Granitero, Grandem, Tapit, Graniset, Emegran 3, Cadigran, Granirex, Granexa
Codeine Phosphate with Risperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risperidone: Ristop, Respik Plus, Riscon, Speridon, Rospitril, Restonorm, RI
Codeine Phosphate with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee
Codeine Phosphate with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna
Codeine Phosphate with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Codeine Phosphate with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm, IT Mac
Codeine Phosphate with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Codeine Phosphate with Palonosetron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Palonosetron: Palnox, Aloxy, Palozac, Instantino, Palzen, Themiset
Codeine Phosphate with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Codeine Phosphate with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Codeine Phosphate with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol, Trikonace
Codeine Phosphate with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Codeine Phosphate with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Codeine Phosphate with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Codeine Phosphate with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi
Codeine Phosphate with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir
Codeine Phosphate with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Codeine Phosphate with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine
Codeine Phosphate with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt
Codeine Phosphate with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Codeine Phosphate with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Codeine Phosphate with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame
Codeine Phosphate with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep
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