Codirex Syrup

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Codeine (10 mg) + Chlorpheniramine (4 mg)

Codirex Information

Codirex, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Syrup. It is typically used for the treatment of Allergic Rhinitis, Cough. The alternative uses of Codirex have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Codirex depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Codirex also has some side effects, the most common being Nausea or vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Drowsiness. Such side effects of Codirex normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Codirex is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Codirex's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

The section on Codirex contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Codirex may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Codirex, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Codirex Benefits & Uses

Codirex is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Codirex 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 ml
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 12 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: strength 4 mg chlorpheniramine and 20 mg codeine in 5 ml
Geriatric
  • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 ml
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 12 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: strength 4 mg chlorpheniramine and 20 mg codeine in 5 ml

Codirex Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Codirex safe for pregnant women?


    Codirex can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Codirex right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Codirex safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Codirex. If you see any side effects, stop taking Codirex immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Codirex again, only after your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Codirex on the Kidneys?


    Codirex rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Codirex on the Liver?


    Codirex has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Codirex on the Heart?


    Codirex may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Codirex with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Codirex Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Codirex

  • Is this Codirex habit forming or addictive?


    Codirex can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

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


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Codirex as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Codirex only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Codirex is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Codirex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Codirex


    Taking Codirex with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Codirex


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

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Codirex

Question over 5 years ago

Can I take Codirex without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

No, Codirex 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.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Codirex with paracetamol?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

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

Question about 5 years ago

Can Codirex cause sexual disorder?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, Codirex may cause sexual disorder. 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.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Codirex treat diarrhea?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

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

Question over 5 years ago

What is Codirex?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Codirex is a brand name of codeine and it is available in the form of a capsule, tablets, and suspension. It belongs to the class of drugs known as an opiate (narcotic). Codirex is a prescription drug that is used with other combination medications, to reduce cough and severe pain.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

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April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 341-342

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Package Leaflet [Internet]: TUXARIN ER™. USFDA

Package Leaflet [Internet]: CHLORPHENAMINE. Haupt Pharma Wülfing GmbH



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