Medicine : Codylex Linctus(120ml)

Name:Codylex Linctus(120ml)
Manufacturer:Anglo-french Drugs & Industries Ltd
Generic Use:Codeine Phosphate , Chlorpheniramine
Composition:Codeine Phosphate(10 Mg) , Chlorpheniramine(4mg /5ml)
Substitutes:codylex linctus(120ml) , codylex linctus(120ml)

Generic ( Codeine Phosphate )

Typical use Of Codeine Phosphate :Mild To Moderate Pain, Acute Diarrhoea, Cough Suppressant, Mild To Moderate Pain
Mechanism of action of Codeine Phosphate :Codeine Phosphate Provides Relief By Blocking The Ascending Pain Pathways By Binding To Opiate Receptors Found In The CNS. It Also Helps Suppress Cough By Direct Action In The Medulla.
Drug Interaction of Codeine Phosphate :Enhanced Depressant Effects With Alcohol, Anaesthetics, Anxiolytics, Hypnotics, TCAs, Antipsychotics. Possible CNS Depression Or Excitation With MAOIs. May Alter Effects Of Other Compounds E.g. Cyclizine, Mexiletine, Cisapride, Metoclopramide And Domperidone.
Side effects of Codeine Phosphate :Dependence, Withdrawal Symptoms; Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation; Drowsiness, Confusion; Difficulty In Micturition, Ureteric Or Biliary Spasms, Urinary Retention; Dry Mouth, Dizziness, Sweating, Facial Flushing, Headache, Vertigo, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, Palpitations, Orthostatic Hypotension, Hypothermia, Restlessness, Mood Changes, Decreased Libido Or Potency, Hallucination, Miosis; Raised Intracranial Pressure, Muscle Rigidity.


How Codeine Phosphate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Codeine Phosphate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Codeine Phosphate

No Studies Found

Generic ( Chlorpheniramine )

Typical use Of Chlorpheniramine :Chlorpheniramine Is Used To Treat Symptoms Of Allergic Conditions Such As Runny Nose, Itchy Skin Rash With Irregular Raised Patches (hives), Red And Swollen Airways, Common Cold, And Hay Fever, Food Allergy, Reaction To Drugs Or Vaccines, And In Insect Bites.
Mechanism of action of Chlorpheniramine :Chlorpheniramine Reduces Allergy Symptoms By Blocking The Activity Of A Natural Bodily Substance (histamine) That Is Produced During Allergic Reactions. It Also Blocks The Activity Of Another Substance (acetylcholine) That Further Helps Dry Up Certain Body Fluids To Cause Relief From Runny Nose.
Drug Interaction of Chlorpheniramine :Chlorpheniramine Interacts With Diazepam, Nitrazepam, Phenelzine, Tranylcypromine Or Anti-depressants To Cause Effects Like Blurred Vision And Dry Mouth. Chlorpheniramine Enhances The Effect Of Phenytoin And May Cause Toxic Reaction. Avoid Excessive Alcohol Consumption. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Chlorpheniramine :Common Side-effects Include Sleepiness And Difficulty In Remaining Alert, Unusual Tiredness Or Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Slowing Of Physical And Emotional Reactions, Dry Mouth, Blurred Vision, Dry Eyes, Sensitivity To Sunlight Or Artificial Light, Diarrhea, Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, And Skin Reactions.


How Chlorpheniramine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Chlorpheniramine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Chlorpheniramine

No Studies Found