Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Codine Sulphate Tablet

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Uses of Codine Sulphate Tablet

Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet is used for Pain and Dry cough.
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Side effects of Codine Sulphate Tablet

Common

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Anemia, Sedation, Constipation.

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How to use Codine Sulphate Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Codine Sulphate Tablet works

Codine sulphate 15mg tablet 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 Codine Sulphate Tablet

Expert advice for Codine Sulphate Tablet

  • Use Codine sulphate 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 Codine sulphate, 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Vomikind Fast 4mg Disintegrating Strip, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Codeine, 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 for Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Codeine

Yes, however Codine sulphate containing tablets require prescription in India
Codine sulphate may cause addiction when consumed for longer duration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Codine sulphate is a naturally occurring form of morphine and called as narcotic. Hydrocodone is derived form of Codine sulphate. Codine sulphate 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
Codine sulphate 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
Codine sulphate containing tablets are available with mention of expiry date on it. Before taking medicine, patient should consult pharmacist or doctor
Codine sulphate 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 Codine sulphate along with acetaminophen.
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Substitutes for Codine Sulphate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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