Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations Oral Tablet 10-300Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral tablet (10-300mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CODEINE; GUAIFENESIN (KOE deen; gwye FEN e sin) is a cough suppressant and expectorant. It breaks up and clears congestion. This medicine also helps to stop or reduce coughing. It will not treat an infection.

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Codeine Phosphate/Guaifenesin 10mg-300mg Tablet

NDC: 006033781
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough

Codeine Phosphate/Guaifenesin 10mg-300mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Codeine Phosphate/Guaifenesin 10mg-300mg Tablet

Miosis Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Addiction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
15.0-90.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
15.0-41.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
24.0-50.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Codeine Phosphate/Guaifenesin 10mg-300mg Tablet

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 Codeine Phosphate/Guaifenesin 10mg-300mg Tablet(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
Grapefruit juice and Codeine Phosphate/Guaifenesin 10mg-300mg Tablet(Codeine Phosphate)
Grapefruit juice and Codeine(Codeine Phosphate)
It is recommended that you limit and do not significantly alter your intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking codeine. Side effects from codeine may get worse if you increase your intake of grapefruit juice. Talk to your doctor first. Contact your doctor right away if you have symptoms of codeine side effects such as slurred speech, confusion, weakness, or trouble breathing. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how codeine affects you.
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.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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