CODEINE Phosphate (pure) 15mg - 100 tabs
Codeine Phosphate is a narcotic pain reliever. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain.
Store Codeine Phosphate at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light.
Do not store in the bathroom.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Symptoms of overdose may include cold and clammy skin, slowed breathing, slowed heartbeat, drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, deep sleep, and loss of consciousness.
How To Use
Codeine Phosphate is given by injection under the skin or into a vein or muscle by a health care professional.
How much and how often you use this will depend on your condition and response.
Use Codeine Phosphate exactly as directed by your doctor.
Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because Codeine Phosphate can be habit-forming.
Also, if used for an extended period, do not suddenly stop using Codeine Phosphate without your doctor s approval.
Over time, Codeine Phosphate may not work as well.
Consult your doctor if Codeine Phosphate is not relieving the pain sufficiently.
Codeine Phosphate causes drowsiness, dizziness, a floating feeling, headache, nausea, vomiting, constipation, blurred vision, or trouble sleeping.
If these effects continue or become severe, inform your doctor.
Notify your doctor if you develop: anxiety, hallucinations, a heart rate change, seizures.
In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Codeine Phosphate, seek immediate medical attention.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using this, tell your doctor if you have had: head injury, heart disease, lung disease, seizure disorder, breathing disorder, a history of drug dependency, any allergies.
Use caution driving or performing tasks requiring alertness since Codeine Phosphate can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision.
It is recommended to avoid the use of alcohol while using Codeine Phosphate.
Codeine Phosphate should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
Codeine has been shown to possibly cause birth defects in the 1st trimester.
Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Codeine Phosphate is excreted into breast milk.
Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Elderly patients may be more sensitive to the effects of Codeine Phosphate.
Use this with caution.
Children should not be given Codeine Phosphate intravenously (IV).
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Do not double-up the dose to catch up.
Tell your doctor of any nonprescription or prescription medication you may take particularly: other narcotic pain relievers, tranquilizers or medication for sleep, medication for anxiety or depression, cimetidine.
Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.