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What Is Chlorcyclizine-Codeine?
Chlorcyclizine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.
Codeine is a narcotic cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.
Chlorcyclizine and codeine is a combination medicine used to treat runny nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and cough caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.
This medicine will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking, asthma, or bysema.
Chlorcyclizine and codeine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Codeine can slow or stop your breathing, and may be habit-forming.MISUSE OF THIS MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days,such as isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.
Ask a doctor before giving this medicine to a child younger than 12 years old. Do not give this medicine to anyone under 18 who recently had surgery to remove the tonsils or adenoids.
You should not use antihistamine medication to make a child sleepy.
Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days.A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.
In some people, codeine breaks down rapidly in the liver and reaches higher than normal levels in the body. This can cause dangerously slow breathing and may cause death, especially in a child.
Ask a doctor before giving this medicine to a child younger than 12 years old.
Medicines that contain codeine should not be used in anyone under 18 who recently had surgery to remove the tonsils or adenoids.
To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
- any type of breathing problem (asthma, COPD);
- enlarged prostate, urination problems;
- cough with mucus, or cough caused by emphysema or chronic bronchitis;
- heart disease, high blood pressure; or
- a thyroid disorder.
Using chlorcyclizine and codeine during pregnancy could harm the unborn baby.Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant.
Do not breast-feed.Codeine can pass into breast milk and may cause drowsiness, breathing problems, or death in a nursing baby.Do not breast-feed.Chlorcyclizine may slow breast milk production.
Chlorcyclizine-Codeine Side Effects
Get emergency medical help if you havesigns of an allergic reaction:hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Get emergency medical help if a child taking this medicine hasbreathing problems, blue lips, or severe drowsiness, or if you cannot wake the child up from sleep.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
- severe dizziness, restless feeling, or nervousness;
- little or no urinating; or
- severe stomach cramps or constipation.
Common side effects may include:
- mild constipation; or
- feeling restless or excited (especially in children).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Avoid drinking alcohol.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, allergy, cough, or sleep medicine. Many combination medicines contain antihistamines or decongestants. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug.
This medicine may cause blurred vision or impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Taking this medicine with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects.Ask your doctor before taking chlorcyclizine and codeine with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.
Other drugs may interact with chlorcyclizine and codeine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using.
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Codeine can slow or stop your breathing.Never use chlorcyclizine and codeine in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed.Cough or cold medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up.
Codeine may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.MISUSE OF NARCOTIC MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.Selling or giving away codeine is against the law.
You should not use antihistamine medication to make a child sleepy.
Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment, or if you have a fever with a headache, cough, or skin rash.
If you need surgery or medical tests, tell the surgeon or doctor ahead of time if you have taken a cold medicine within the past few days.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not freeze.
Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. Codeine is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.A codeine overdose can be fatal, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.Overdose symptoms may include slow breathing and heart rate, severe drowsiness, muscle weakness, cold and clammy skin, pinpoint pupils, and fainting.
Since chlorcyclizine and codeine is used when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are on a schedule, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.Do nottake extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
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