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Cofstay

Cofstay Information

Cofstay Benefits & Uses

Cofstay is used to treat the following -

Cofstay 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 Cofstay

Codeine
Chlorpheniramine

Cofstay Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cofstay 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

Cofstay Related Warnings

Is the use of Cofstay safe for pregnant women?

Cofstay is safe to take during pregnancy.

Moderate

Is the use of Cofstay safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Cofstay on breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cofstay on the Kidneys?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Cofstay on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Cofstay on the Heart?

Side effects of Cofstay rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Cofstay with Other Drugs

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

Cofstay Contraindications

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

  1. Depression
  2. Drug Abuse

Frequently asked Questions about Cofstay

Is this Cofstay habit forming or addictive?

No, Cofstay is not habit forming.

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

After taking Cofstay you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Cofstay only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cofstay is not used to treat mental disorders.

नहीं

Cofstay Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cofstay

There is no information on the effects of food and Cofstay because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Cofstay

Consumption of alcohol and Cofstay together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe

Cofstay से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can I feel dizzy after taking Cofstay ?

Dr. Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Cofstay can cause dizziness. It has been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Cofstay treat diarrhea?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Cofstay can use to treat diarrhea in adults, but you should always consult your doctor before taking this medicine to treat diarrhea.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Cofstay on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS, General Physician

No, Cofstay should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can I use Cofstay for infant to treat diarrhea?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Cofstay?

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

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

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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