Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Moderate to severe pain, Dry cough
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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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 moderate to severe 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
SAFE
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in p
atients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in p
atients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Codine Sulphate 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Donset 2mg Injection, Leosetron 2mg Injection, Naucid 2mg Injection, Ondarom 2mg Injection

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

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