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Codzi 4 mg/10 mg Syrup

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Composition for Codzi 4 mg/10 mg Syrup

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Codzi 4 mg/10 mg Syrup

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Codzi Syrup

Uses of Codzi Syrup

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

Codzi Syrup side effects

Common

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

How to use Codzi 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. Codzi 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 Codzi Syrup works

Codzi 4 mg/10 mg Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate and Codeine which relieve dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate 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 Codzi Syrup

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Codzi Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Codzi Syrup

Q. Can the use of Codzi cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Codzi may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment, until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episode while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Any special instruction regarding storage and disposal of Codzi?
Store your medicines in a cool dry place and keep them in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store them out of sight and out of reach from children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children, and other people cannot consume them.
Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Codzi?
Serious side effects with Codzi are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following: allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.
Q. Will Codzi be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while you are taking this medicine in the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Codzi?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Codzi. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your healthcare provider if you are breatfeeding a baby.
Q. Can the use of Codzi cause constipation?
Yes, the use of Codzi can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits, and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Do some exercises like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor if constipation persists for a long time.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Codzi?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Codzi. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Codzi.

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