Codipront

Codipront

Manufacturer:

Asmeco

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

PharmaLink
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Codeine (bound to a resin) 30 mg, phenyltoloxamine (bound to resin) 10 mg
Indications/Uses
Severe cough associated w/ sneezing & runny nose.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >14 yr 1 cap bid for not longer than 7 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Resp insufficiency, acute asthmatic attack, coma, prostatic hypertrophy w/ residual urine formation, narrow-angle glaucoma. Childn <14 yr.
Special Precautions
Opioid dependence, disturbance of consciousness, disorders of resp centre & function, elevated intracranial pressure, chronic constipation. At higher doses in case of hypotension due to vol deficiency. Prolonged & high dose may produce tolerance, physical & mental dependence. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea & vomiting, constipation, mild headache, tiredness. Dose-dependent impairment of vasomotor coordination & visual acuity. Resp depression or euphoria. Induction of glaucoma.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate activity of CNS depressants & alcohol.
ATC Classification
R05DA20 - combinations ; Belongs to the class of opium alkaloids and derivatives. Used as cough suppressant.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Codipront cap
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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