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Kodex 4mg/10mg Syrup

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Primary uses of Kodex 4mg/10mg Syrup

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Medicine Overview of Kodex Syrup

Uses of Kodex Syrup

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

Kodex Syrup side effects

Common

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

How to use Kodex 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. Kodex 4mg/10mg 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 Kodex Syrup works

Kodex 4mg/10mg 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 Kodex Syrup

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kodex
Mam, My wife is suffering in dry cough problem since 10 days and finally she has been admitted in the Hospital 3days before.She has been given antibiotics with Nebulizer and cough syrup.All medicines are coming under B category except the cough syrup (Levodroprozine syrup) which is coming under D category. She is having 6 weeks pregnancy.I am very much worrying that the medicines will harm my unborn baby or not.I have stopped the syrup but she already taken of 30 ml dose in last two days. Please guide that is it okey or not. Reg, PATIENT
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT medicines do cause problems in baby. However category B medicines can be taken in pregnancy with some caution. Just 2 doses should not cause much harm but I suggest you avoid all such medicines from now till atleast 11 weeks pregnancy during which time the baby's organs are being developed.
Always he suffer from coughing and looses his weight.Few days ago PATIENT phenergan drops.Now PATIENT from dry cough.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp chericoff 2.5 ml twice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Give lukewarm water and fluids to drink.
I am suffering from dry cough and heart problemI am suffering from dry cough which medicine i have to tske
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take syrup Trump D 5ml three times for 5 days1 tab mondeslor once in night for 5 daysalso get ur heart checked with cardiologist , cough can be due to heart problem also
Slight Dry cough since last 2 years doctor gave me Uniair FX but not satisfied it happens during cool air , non ventilated rooms , functions because of perfume smell
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:Dosage: 1 teaspoon 3 times daily.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/TUSSISTIN/Standard
I got dry cough and taken a Benadryal syrup of 10mls for past two days night time only, after that, the dry cough became normal cough. i couldn't go for sleep. Please advice me to what are all the medicines to be taken for cure.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com tou can take syrup ascoril plus D 1-2 tsf thrice daily Tab levocet bd for 5 days If not better in 3 days, consult doctor for further managementAlso do saline gargles and steam inhalation twice daily.
Pain in throat, congestion and dry cough since last 4 days
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
syrup Grilicntus BM 5ml 3 times for 5 daysDOXOBID 400 mg once daily for 5 dya
Pls suggest syrup for dry cough, I m suffering with this since last 4-5 days. This time I am having Sabit Honeytus syrup two spoon two times
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
DRY COUGH IS MOSTLY ALLERGIC, U NEED TO TAKE SOME ANTI ALLERGIC TABLET OR ANTI TUSSIVE SYRUP, TAB LEVOVET 1 TAB BD, SYRUP COREX Dx 1-2 TSF TID

Frequently asked questions about Kodex Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Kodex Syrup

Q. Can the use of Kodex cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Kodex 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 Kodex?
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 Kodex?
Serious side effects with Kodex 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 Kodex 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 Kodex?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Kodex. 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 Kodex cause constipation?
Yes, the use of Kodex 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 Kodex?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Kodex. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Kodex.

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