Codril Syrup

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Codril Information

Codril is a prescription drug, available for use as Syrup. Allergic Rhinitis, Cough are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Codril have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Codril depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Codril are Nausea or vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Drowsiness. Normally, these side effects of Codril are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Codril has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Codril's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

The section on Codril contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Codril have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

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



Codril Benefits & Uses

Codril is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Codril 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

Codril Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Codril safe for pregnant women?


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

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Codril safe during breastfeeding?


    Codril can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

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


    Very few cases of side effects of Codril on kidney have been reported.

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


    Very few cases of side effects of Codril on the liver have been reported.

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


    Codril is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Codril with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Codril Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Codril

  • Is this Codril habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, Codril can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

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


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

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Codril is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Codril is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Codril Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Codril


    Taking Codril with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Codril


    Taking Codril with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Codril

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Codril?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

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

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Codril with aspirin?

Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

Yes, you can use Codril in combination with aspirin to treat the cough and cold, but you should always take this medicine after consulting your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Codril cause sexual disorder?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, Codril 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 over 5 years ago

How does Codril work?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

Codril works by blocking the receptors which induce pain throughout the body. When Codril is used to reduce coughing, it works by reducing the activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Codril treat diarrhea?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

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



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Actacode ( codeine phosphate hemihydrate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 474

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

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 164,165

Package Leaflet [Internet]: TUXARIN ER™. USFDA

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



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