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Codeine Phosphate

Codeine Phosphate Information

Codeine Phosphate Benefits & Uses

Codeine Phosphate is used to treat the following -

  1. Pain Primary
  2. Cough Primary
  3. Diarrhoea

Codeine Phosphate Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Codeine Phosphate


Codeine Phosphate Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Codeine Phosphate is used -

  1. Cns stimulation
  2. Confusion
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Headache दुर्लभ
  7. Decreased blood pressure
  8. Lightheadedness
  9. Restlessness
  10. Tachycardia
  11. Euphoria

Codeine Phosphate Related Warnings

Is the use of Codeine Phosphate safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Codeine Phosphate. If you are pregnant, do not take Codeine Phosphate without a doctor's advice.


Is the use of Codeine Phosphate safe during breastfeeding?

Codeine Phosphate should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Codeine Phosphate on the Kidneys?

Codeine Phosphate has very mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Codeine Phosphate on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Codeine Phosphate. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Codeine Phosphate on the Heart?

The heart can be affected by Codeine Phosphate. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart the medicine only after medical advice.


Severe Interaction of Codeine Phosphate with Other Drugs

Codeine Phosphate should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -







    Codeine Phosphate Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Codeine Phosphate unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Infections
    2. Hypothyroidism
    3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
    4. Kidney Disease
    5. Arrhythmia
    6. Liver Disease
    7. Drug Addiction

    Frequently asked Questions about Codeine Phosphate

    Is this Codeine Phosphate habit forming or addictive?

    Yes, Codeine Phosphate can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.


    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Codeine Phosphate can make you feel drowsy.


    Is it safe?

    Codeine Phosphate should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Codeine Phosphate in mental disorders is not effective.


    Codeine Phosphate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Codeine Phosphate

    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Codeine Phosphate, due to a lack of research on this.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Codeine Phosphate

    Taking Codeine Phosphate with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.



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