Codeine Linctus is a medicine which helps you to stop coughing, especially if you have a non-productive cough. It contains the active ingredient: codeine phosphate which relieves coughs by stopping the automatic cough response. By blocking this reflex, coughing is reduced and the throat is allowed to relax. Codeine Linctus is an ideal remedy for dry or irritating coughs.
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Some potential side effects of taking Codeine Linctus may include:
Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.
You should contact your GP or seek medical help immediately if you suffer a severe allergic reaction from taking this or any medication. Symptoms of these reactions include shortness of breath, swelling of your face, neck, lips or tongue. You may also suffer a severe skin rash which may blister or peel. All of these symptoms indicate an anaphylactic reaction, and you should seek emergency help.
Before you take Codeine linctus… Read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use. DO NOT TAKE IF YOU: Have breathing difficulties. Are allergic to any of the ingredients. Are under 18 years old. Storage: – Store below 25°C in a dry place. May cause drowsiness – if affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drinks. For short term use only. If you need to use this medicine for more than three days at a time, see your doctor or pharmacist. Taking codeine regularly for a long time can lead to addiction. WARNING: Do not exceed the stated dose. KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN. PLEASE READ ALL PRODUCT PACKAGING AND LABELS PRIOR TO USE.