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epilepsy or other seizure disorder;
atropine (Donnatal, and others), belladonna, clidinium (Quarzan), dicyclomine (Bentyl), glycopyrrolate (Robinul), hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, and others), methscopolamine (Pamine), and scopolamine (Transderm-Scop).
Pregnancy Category C Risk cannot be ruled out.
Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to.
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enlarged prostate, urination problems;
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jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
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Many drugs can interact with codeine and promethazine. Below is just a partial list. l your doctor if you are using:
Before taking codeine and promethazine, l your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. l your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin; sleep problems (insomnia); increased sweating; dry mouth; or mild skin rash.
Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
feeling like you might pass out;
Overdose symptoms include dizziness, extreme drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, cold and clammy skin, weak pulse, shallow breathing, fainting, seizure (convulsions), or breathing that stops.
restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck, tremor (uncontrolled shaking);
Generic Name: codeine and promethazine (KOE deen and proe METH a zeen) Brand Names: Codeine Phosphate-Promethazine HCl, Promethazine HCl and Codeine Phosphate, Promethazine with Codeine.
Measure liquid medicine with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
a head injury or brain tumor.
an MAO inhibitor such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), tranylcypromine (Parnate), phenelzine (Nardil), or selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam); or.
fever, stiff muscles, confusion, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats, rapid breathing.
l your doctor about all of your medical conditions before you start taking this medication.
a weak immune system; Addison's disease;
See also: Side effects (in more detail).
phenobarbital (Luminal), amobarbital (Amytal) or secobarbital (Seconal);
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with codeine and promethazine. l your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without ling your doctor.
confusion, agitation, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; seizure (convulsions);
asthma, COPD, sleep apnea, or other breathing disorders; glaucoma;
Less serious side effects may include: dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness;
constipation, mild nausea or vomiting;
CSA Schedule 5 Some potential for abuse.
narcotic pain medicines such as meperidine (Demerol), morphine (MS Contin, MSIR), propoxyphene (Darvon, Darvocet), hydrocodone (Lortab, Vicodin), oxycodone (Percocet, Percodan), fentanyl (Duragesic), codeine (Fiorinal, Fioricet, Tylenol #3);
Promethazine is an antihistamine. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body.
high or low blood pressure or heart disease; underactive thyroid; gallbladder disease; or.
a stomach ulcer or digestive obstruction;
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The combination of codeine and promethazine is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, and cough.
antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil), doxepin (Sinequan), nortriptyline (Pamelor), fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), or paroxetine (Paxil);
shallow breathing, slow heartbeat;
Approval History Calendar Drug history at FDA.
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to codeine or promethazine, or if you have asthma or other lung disease.
urinating less than usual or not at all; or.
sedatives or anxiety medicines such as alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), temazepam (Restoril), or triazolam (Halcion);
blurred vision, ringing in your ears;
Codeine and promethazine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not improve within a few days of using codeine and promethazine.
feeling restless, nervous, or anxious;
Phenergan with codeine