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Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup

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Composition for Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Codine Syrup

Uses of Codine Syrup

Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Codine Syrup side effects

Common

Side Effects of Codine are Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Sleepiness, Lightheadedness, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Sweating.

How to use Codine Syrup

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. Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food if stomach upset occurs.

How Codine Syrup works

Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine and Codeine which relieve dry cough. Chlorpheniramine is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy. Codeine is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

In Depth Information on Codine Syrup

Codine Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Codine Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup 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
Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Codine 4 mg/10 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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