Codinex (Codeine) Dry & Persistent Cough Treatment - 100ml/150ml

€12.80

You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years to Purchase this Product. Maximum 1 Codeine product per order.

Codinex Liquid is used to manage a non productive cough (cough without phlegm). It should only be used if alternative treatments have failed.

  • Not recommended for use more than 3 days at a time.

Product Size: 100ml or 150ml

Adult dosage: the usual dose is 5 to 7.5 ml three to four times a day. Dosage should be reduced in elderly or debilitated patients.

Children (on medical recommendation): 5-12 years: 2.5ml repeated if necessary three to four times a day.

Not recommended for children under five years of age

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
  • Hypersensitivity to codeine.
  • Codeine may cause dependence. Use for a max of three days only.
  • Liver disease: drug may accumulate.
  • Ventilatory failure: condition may be exacerbated.
  • Do not exceed stated dose. Not more than 4 doses should be given in any 24 hours.
  • Do not take if you have allergies to pholcodeine or any other ingredients.
  • Do not take with any other cough and cold medicine
  • Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance should not take this medicine.
  • Sunset Yellow may cause allergic reactions.

Side effects include occasional nausea and drowsiness.

May cause constipation.

Codeine Phosphate 15mg/5ml

5 ml also contains 75 micrograms sunset yellow (E110), 645 mg sorbitol and 0.32 micorgrams ethanol.