Codyl Products are primarily used for

About Codyl Products

Uses of Codyl Products

Chlorpheniramine Maleate+Codeine is used in the treatment of dry cough.

Codyl Products side effects


Side Effects of Codyl are Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Sleepiness, Lightheadedness, Dizziness, Breathlessness, Sweating.

How Codyl Products work

Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Codeine is a combination of two medicines: Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Codeine1 and Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Codeine2, which relieves dry cough. Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Codeine1 is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which may trigger cough due to allergy. Chlorpheniramine Maleate + Codeine2 is a cough suppressant. It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough center in the brain.

Patient Concerns about Codyl Products

Frequently asked questions about Codyl Products

Frequently asked questions about Codyl Products

Q. Can the use of Codyl Syrup cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Codyl Syrup may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Codyl Syrup?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Codyl Syrup?
Serious side effects with Codyl Syrup are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.
Q. Will Codyl Syrup 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 the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Codyl Syrup?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Codyl Syrup. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby.
Q. Can the use of Codyl Syrup cause constipation?
Yes, the use of Codyl Syrup can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or taking a short walk. Talk to your doctor if constipation persists for a long time.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Codyl Syrup?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Codyl Syrup. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Codyl Syrup.

Products for Codyl

Codyl Syrup
bottle of 100 ml Syrup
Allied Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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