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Cophedrin Tablet

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Primary uses of Cophedrin Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cophedrin Tablet

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Uses of Cophedrin Tablet

Cophedrin Tablet is used in the treatment of dry cough.
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Cophedrin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Sleepiness, Lightheadedness, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Sweating.

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How to use Cophedrin 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. Cophedrin Tablet 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 Cophedrin Tablet works

Cophedrin Tablet 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 Cophedrin Tablet

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

Patient Concerns

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Substitutes for Cophedrin

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