Prometh Vc With Codeine Oral Syrup 10-5-6.25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Prometh VC with Codeine: Oral syrup (10-5-6.25mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CODEINE; PHENYLEPHRINE; PROMETHAZINE (KOE deen; fen il EF rin; proe METH a zeen) is a cough suppressant, a decongestant, and an antihistamine. It helps to stop or reduce coughing and congestion of colds or allergies. This medicine will not treat an infection.

In-Depth Information

Prometh VC with Codeine 10mg-5mg-6.25mg/5ml Syrup

NDC: 004721629
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Common Cold, Nasal Congestion

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Prometh VC with Codeine 10mg-5mg-6.25mg/5ml Syrup
Daily Life Interactions for Prometh VC with Codeine 10mg-5mg-6.25mg/5ml Syrup

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Prometh VC with Codeine 10mg-5mg-6.25mg/5ml Syrup(Codeine Phosphate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Codeine Phosphate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Prometh VC with Codeine 10mg-5mg-6.25mg/5ml Syrup(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phenylephrine(Phenylephrine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Phenylephrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Phenylephrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Prometh VC with Codeine 10mg-5mg-6.25mg/5ml Syrup(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Phenothiazines(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition; Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel more drowsy or tired, or may experience confusion, dizziness, difficulty in movement or other side effects. If you will stop smoking, use care in driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking. Report any unusual side effects promptly.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


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