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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it helpful if i took cough syrup with codeine and?

Is it helpful if i took cough syrup with codeine and?

Helpful for what: Symptoms? Cough syrup with Codeine and what? Please clarify what your question is and re-ask. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Can you tell me about cough syrup with codeine?

May be a good: choice to relieve symptoms at night and perhaps provide for a good night's sleep until your body and the other medicines you are taking help with your condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Aj Rastogi
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Is it actually true that cough syrup with codeine will help my back pain?

Is it actually true that cough syrup with codeine will help my back pain?

It might....: But you are ingesting a lot of other compounds that you don't need to combat back pain. Would discuss with a pain specialist to ensure that you take more "pure" medications that help reduce your pain without other additives such cough suppressants. He/she may also discuss other techniques/options that lessen reliance on medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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She went to the emergency room yesterday they said I have bronchitis in a prescribed me an inhaler and cough syrup with codeine should havantibiotics?

She went to the emergency room yesterday they said I have bronchitis in a prescribed me an inhaler and cough syrup with codeine should havantibiotics?

Family Medicine: Not sure why you would use the most expensive place to get health care for a common winter cold or bronchitis. Family clinics are much easier to handle and it is always best to get this primary care from your family doctor. It is the winter still, despite the date, and viral illnesses are still in full swing. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Paul Grin
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What amount codeine do you get in your cough syrup?

What amount codeine do you get in your cough syrup?

Promethazine/Codeine: Promethazine Hydrochloride 6.25 mg/5 mL and Codeine Phosphate 10 mg/5 mL. Promethazine hydrochloride and codeine phosphate syrup is indicated for the temporary relief of coughs and URS associated with allergy or the common cold. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Is it possible for me to take too much codeine cough syrup?

Is it possible for me to take too much codeine cough syrup?

Absolutely!: Codeine is a narcotic. Although weaker than many narcotics, it still has the same potential side effects from addiction to constipation, respiratory depression, and death. Only use according to prescription instructions and no more. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Le
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