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Does cheratussin ac syrup have codeine in it

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes,: 15 hours apart are fine, Cheratussin ingredients would be out of your system after that period. Don't take them concomitantly, good that you asked, al... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
NO: It has codeine, it is a cough supressant.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cheratussin AC: Cough syrups in general are not frequently recommended in pediatrics. Cheratussin ac in particular contains codeine, a narcotic, and can only be used ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
General Surgery 39 years experience
Cough suppressant: This is a prescription cough suppresant that contains codeine. It needs to be prescribed by a physician and use care with it since it can cause respir... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Will be fine: just skip the next dose, good luck
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Not recommended: Using these medications together can increase your risk of seizures, breathing problems, tremors, and other side effects. If you have questions about ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes: The first med you took contained codeine and you almost certainly took too low a dose as evidenced by the fact that you are still coughing. More impor... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Cough meds: That shouldnt be a problem as long as you watch how much of each you take and dont take them together directly.
A member asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Daily OK: Your medications can be taken daily although the cough syrup as you are aware is taken generally every 6 hours for symptom relief.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: I presume your infection is a viral one since none of your medications is an antibiotic.