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Codelite

Codelite Information

Codelite Benefits & Uses

Codelite is used to treat the following -

Codelite 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 Codelite

Codeine
Chlorpheniramine

Codelite Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Dizziness सामान्य
  5. Confusion
  6. Visual Disturbance
  7. Headache सामान्य
  8. Nervousness
  9. Agitation

Codelite Related Warnings

Is the use of Codelite safe for pregnant women?

There is no side effect of Codelite for pregnant women.

Moderate

Is the use of Codelite safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Codelite on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Codelite will cause side effects or not.

Moderate

What is the effect of Codelite on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Codelite on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Codelite on the Liver?

Codelite may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Codelite on the Heart?

Side effects of Codelite rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Codelite with Other Drugs

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

Codelite Contraindications

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

  1. Depression
  2. Drug Abuse

Frequently asked Questions about Codelite

Is this Codelite habit forming or addictive?

No, Codelite is not habit forming.

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Codelite.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

" Yes, Codelite it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Codelite is not used to treat mental disorders.

नहीं

Codelite Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Codelite

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Codelite together with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Codelite

Taking Codelite with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Codelite से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can I take Codelite without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS, General Physician

No, Codelite is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Codelite work?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS, General Physician

Codelite works by blocking the receptors which induce pain throughout the body. When Codelite is used to reduce coughing, it works by reducing the activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Codelite?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD, General Physician

Take Codelite in every 4-6 hours after a meal or as advised/prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Codelite with paracetamol?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

Yes, you can use Codelite in combination with paracetamol, but you should always take this combination only after consulting your doctor.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can I use Codelite for infant to treat diarrhea?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

No, you cannot use Codelite for infants due to the risk of severe breathing problems in the children below 12 years old.

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References

  1. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Actacode ( codeine phosphate hemihydrate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 474
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  5. Package Leaflet [Internet]: TUXARIN ER™. USFDA
  6. Package Leaflet [Internet]: CHLORPHENAMINE. Haupt Pharma Wülfing GmbH