Codipront

Codipront

Manufacturer:

RX Pharma

Distributor:

DCH Auriga
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Codeine 30 mg, phenyltoloxamine 10 mg
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of dry cough during bronchitis, flu, resp tract inflammations due to allergic & infectious causes.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >14 yr 1 cap bd (morning & evening).
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole w/ some liqd.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Enlarged prostate gland, glaucoma, chronic constipation or asthma &/or lung insufficiency. Coma; disturbance of consciousness condition. Shortly before or during labour. Lactation. Childn <14 yr.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ HTN, convulsive diseases or CVA; suffering from or w/ history of resp, CV, liver, kidneys/urinary, digestive (eg, ulcer) impairment; intracranial pressure; addicted to opioids. Prolonged & high dose may produce tolerance, physical & mental dependence. Cough persisting for >2-3 wk. May affect the ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Mild headache & somnolence; nausea, vomiting, constipation.
Drug Interactions
Sedating & resp depressive action may be potentiated w/ other CNS depressants, analgesics, antiallergic agents & hypertensives. Potentiated effect w/ cimetidine & other drugs influencing liver metabolism. Increased plasma conc of morphine. Reduced psychomotor capacity w/ alcohol.
MIMS Class
Cough & Cold Preparations
ATC Classification
R05DA20 - combinations ; Belongs to the class of opium alkaloids and derivatives. Used as cough suppressant.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Codipront cap
Packing/Price
50's
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