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CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET

Manufacturer

ZYD-ZYDUS

Composition

CODEINE-15MG

Consume Type

ORAL

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About CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET belongs to the class of medications called ‘analgesics’ used to treat acute or short-term painful conditions in adults. Pain is a widely used term used to describe an unpleasant feeling or discomfort. It ranges from mild to severe. The severity of the pain depends on the underlying condition. It is also classified as acute (short term) and chronic (long term) depending on pain duration. Acute pain, if left untreated, can result in chronic pain in some conditions.

It contains codeine phosphate, which belongs to a class of medicines called opioids, which are ‘pain relievers’. And it works by preventing pain signals transmission along the nerves to the brain.

You should take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. The common side-effects of CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET are dizziness, drowsiness, headache, feeling sick (nausea), constipation, vomiting, dry mouth, abdominal pain, low body temperature, blurred or double vision, low blood pressure, slow or fast heartbeat. These side-effects are usually mild and temporary. However, if any of these side-effects persist or get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is not recommended to take CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET if you are allergic to any contents of it. Before taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have if you are suffering a head injury or increased pressure in the brain, severe breathing problems, severe liver, kidney, heart failure, history of heart attack or stroke, acute alcoholism, diarrhea due to inflammation of the bowel or poisoning and problems with blood circulation. CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is a habit-forming drug, and hence there is a risk of dependence on CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET. So, before stopping CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET, contact a doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, increased heart rate, tremor, or general unwell feeling. It is not recommended in children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It should be used with caution in elderly patients. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase the risk of side-effects. CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET may cause dizziness or drowsiness, so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you are not fully alert.

Uses of CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET

Pain relief

Medicinal Benefits

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is used to provide relief from acute painful conditions in adults. It contains codeine phosphate, which belongs to a class of medicines called opioids, which are ‘pain relievers’. And it works by preventing pain signals transmission along the nerves to the brain.

Directions for Use

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is available on prescription. It comes as tablets and as an injection. Codeine injections are usually only given in hospitals.The tablet form of CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. The dose and duration of CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET are determined by the doctor based on your health condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET

  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Changes in mood
  • Nightmares
  • Depression
  • Restlessness/excitement
  • Headache
  • Hallucinations (seeing, feeling, or hearing things that are not there)
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain
  • Low body temperature
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Palpitations
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow or fast heartbeat

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is not recommended to take CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET if you are allergic to any contents of it. Before taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have if you are suffering a head injury or increased pressure in the brain, severe breathing problems, severe liver, kidney, heart failure, history of heart attack or stroke, acute alcoholism, diarrhea due to inflammation of the bowel or poisoning and problems with blood circulation. CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is a habit-forming drug, and hence there is a risk of dependence on CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET. So, before stopping CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET, contact a doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, increased heart rate, tremor, or general unwell feeling. It is not recommended in children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It should be used with caution in elderly patients. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase the risk of side-effects. CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET may cause dizziness or drowsiness, so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you are not fully alert. It is not recommended to take monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) and CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET simultaneously. If you notice chest pain, breathing difficulties, weakness, or slurry speech, STOP the medication and immediately inform your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is known to interact with some medicines used to relieve anxiety (lorazepam, diazepam, alprazolam), anticonvulsant medication (pregabalin), an atypical antipsychotic medication (quetiapine), narcotic analgesic medication (oxycodone), and medicines used to treat depression (linezolid, moclobemide, selegiline)

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may increase dizziness and the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.

Drug-Disease Interactions: CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET should not be used in patients with impaired GI motility, infectious diarrhea, liver disease, prematurity, acute alcohol intoxication, drug dependence, gastrointestinal obstruction, hypotension, intracranial pressure, respiratory depression.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Consumption of alcohol increases the risk of side-effects, such as dizziness, drowsiness, liver damage, and bleeding in the stomach.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET may cause dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, or hallucinations, so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you are not fully alert.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Consult your doctor as dose adjustment might be needed on the use of CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET in patients with kidney disease.

Habit Forming

Yes

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Physical activity helps in strengthening muscles and relieves joint stiffness. Gentle activities like 20-30minutes of walking or swimming would be helpful.
  • Performing yoga may also help in improving joint flexibility and pain management.
  • Maintain a healthy weight by performing regular low-strain exercises and eating healthy food.
  • Get adequate sleep as resting the muscles can help in reducing inflammation and swelling.
  • Follow heat or cold therapy, apply a cold or hot compress on the joints for 15-20minutes regularly.
  • Acupuncture, massage, and physical therapy may also be helpful.
  • Eat foods rich in antioxidants such as berries, spinach, kidney beans, dark chocolate, etc.
  • Foods containing flavonoids such as soy, berries, broccoli, grapes, and green tea help reduce inflammation.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

Special Advise

  • Do not stop taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET abruptly. It may cause withdrawal reactions such as restlessness, difficulty speaking, agitation, anxiety, palpitations (pounding or racing heart), increased blood pressure, loss of appetite, diarrhea, tremors, and sweating. The doctor gradually reduces the dose before completely stopping the medicine.
  • Please do not increase the dose or use it frequently without consulting your doctor, leading to addiction.
  • It is not recommended to take monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) and CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET simultaneously. You should wait for at least 14 days after discontinuing MAOI before using CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET.
  • Inform your doctor that you are taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET before undergoing any surgery, medical or dental treatment.

Other Information (COD0008)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-23

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Pain: Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, causing uncomfortable sensations in the body. Pain may be dull or sharp, it might be constant or long-term (chronic), or short-term (acute). The tolerance level of pain might vary from person to person. Pain can be generalized (overall body aches) or localized (affecting a specific area of the body). Pain can be considered a good thing as it helps us know that something is wrong in the body and thereby helps diagnose the condition. The common causes of pain include headache, muscle strain, cramps, cuts, bone fractures, and arthritis.

FAQs

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET contains codeine phosphate, which belongs to a class of medicines called opioids, which are ‘pain relievers’. And it works by preventing pain signals transmission along the nerves to the brain.

No, consult a doctor before taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET for any condition. It is not advised to use CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET without a doctor's recommendation.

Do not take CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET with 'alprazolam' as co-administration may increase adverse effects such as sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death. However, please consult a doctor before taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET with other drugs.

CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET is excreted in breast milk and may cause drowsiness, breathing problems, or death in a nursing baby. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking CODEINE SULPHATE 15MG TABLET. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

If you're addicted to codeine, you may want to take it more often or feel agitated if you delay taking a dose for any reason.

Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.

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