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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Phenergan Vc With Codeine V (Overview)

Phenergan VC with Codeine V is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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Is it possible to overdose on 75ml of promethazine vc codeine syrup?

Is it possible to overdose on 75ml of promethazine vc codeine syrup?

Yes: Yes. What may represent a fatal overdose for one patient may be tolerated by another patient. Any combination of opiates such as Codeine with other drugs that can cause sleepiness such as Promethazine is potentially dangerous. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Phenergan Vc With Codeine V (Overview)

Phenergan VC with Codeine V is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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Please define codeine dependency. How ugh per day means addiction?

Please define codeine dependency. How ugh per day means addiction?

It's not the mg/day: Maladaptive pattern of drug use, leading to clinically significant impairment shown by physical tolerance; withdrawal syndrome; taking larger amounts/over longer period than intended; unsuccessful efforts to cut down on use; spending much time in obtaining drug; giving up important social, work, & other activities to use; continued use despite known harm to health, important parts of life. ...Read more

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Hi docs, do you think I can get my gp to prescribe me just pure codeine?

Hi docs, do you think I can get my gp to prescribe me just pure codeine?

Codeine: There is nothing you can do to get a doctor to prescribe exactly what you want. Prescribing is based on your history, the exam, your age etc... and what the doctor is comfortable prescribing based on a strong indication and need for that script. ...Read more

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I have codeine 25mg/5ml oral solution prescribed november 2010 wih no expiry date. Can anyone over 18 still use this safely or do I need to dispose of?

I have codeine 25mg/5ml oral solution prescribed november 2010 wih no expiry date. Can anyone over 18 still use this safely or do I need to dispose of?

Bad idea : No conscious physician would recommend any person other than the person prescribed take a prescription medication. Certainly not a controlled medication such as codeine. I'd talk to your physician directly about potential risks & side effects of controlled meds which can be fatal. ...Read more

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What's promethazine vc used to treat? Does it have codeine?

Upper resp. tract sx: Promethazine vc is used for temporary relief of upper respiratory tract symptoms, including nasal congestion, associated with allergy or the common cold. Plain Promethazine vc does not contain codeine.. ...Read more

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Codeine, does this work for ovulation pain as well?

It can: If u want to try to prevent ovulatory pain then take bc pills or other hormonal birth control which should prevent ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 90mg of Codeine in one dose?

No - so don't.: 60mg in one dose is the safe max. You can take this as often as 4X per day - but don't make the time span too close. You can become unresponsive/unconscious. That's dangerous. Please be careful. People have died. ...Read more

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Is Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) w Codeine dangerous, or just addictive?

Is Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) w Codeine dangerous, or just addictive?

Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine): Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) actually contains 3 drugs that can be addictive codeine a narcotic, butalbital a barbiturate and caffeine all of which may become addictive it also contains aspirin which has its own dangers Care should be taken when used frequently ...Read more

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Promethazine/codeine syrup side effect?

Promethazine/codeine syrup side effect?

Usually None!: In normal dossage, the only remote side-effect would be constipation, maybe itching although rare. With overdose or with blunts or cigs dipped and smoked, hallucinogenic. ...Read more

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What are side effects of codeine?

What are side effects of codeine?

Similar to morphine: Codiene is classed as an opiate. The parent drug of this class is morphine. The side effects are similar for all drugs in the class and include itching, nausea, vomiting, euphoria, drowsiness, dry mouth, depression, urinary retention (difficulty urinating) and constipation. A potentially serious side effect is respiratory depression or a slowing of respirations leading to respiratory arrest. ...Read more

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How much time dose codeine stay in your system?

How much time dose codeine stay in your system?

Codeine only 1 day: The short half-life of Codeine in serum is only 2-4 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 4*6/24=1 days. The Codeine will stay in your system for about 1 days. Take this opportunity and stay clean. ...Read more

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How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male

How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male

Six hours: I suggest six hours because the half-life of Codeine is somewhere between one and three hours. That means that half of your dose of Codeine is metabolized in somewhere between one and three hours and half of the residual is metabolized in another three hours. Usually in the young healthy person i would expect the metabolism to be a lot quicker than any older person. So by six hours in a 14-year-ol. ...Read more

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Does alcohol interact badly with codeine?

Does alcohol interact badly with codeine?

Are you serious?: If you are actually doing this, please see an addiction specialist as soon as possible. You are at great risk of overdose and death. ...Read more

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Can I take Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) w Codeine and then take a lorazepam 1mg 2 hours later? Any interactions or dangers?

Can I take Fiorinal (aspirin butalbital and caffeine) w Codeine and then take a lorazepam 1mg 2 hours later? Any interactions or dangers?

Yes: However be aware of the combined CNS depressing effect of both Opiods and Benzodiazepines. Overdose or addition of any other CNS depressant like alcohol can lead to Respiratory depression and possible death ...Read more

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Could i mix codeine with alcohol?

Could i mix codeine with alcohol?

Please Don't !!: Per Drugs.Com - mixing codeine & alcohol may ^ " nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty concentrating, and impairment in thinking and judgment. In severe cases, low blood pressure, respiratory distress, fainting, coma, or even death may occur. " ...Read more

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How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

Depends...: Individual sensitivities vary, with rare cases of overdose from just two pills. Never take more than prescribed. ...Read more

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Do promethazine vc have codeine in it bc the pharmacist said it do?

Do promethazine vc have codeine in it bc the pharmacist said it do?

No : Promethazine vc is Promethazine and phenylephrine; basically 2 medications that combat congestion. There is another medication available called Promethazine vc with Codeine that (obviously) also has Codeine in it. Codeine is a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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What is effect of codeine on children?

What is effect of codeine on children?

Codeine: Codeine, at the proper dosage, can relieve pain and suppress cough. However, it can also cause a child to stop breathing when used during the post-operative period (after surgery). Frequent usage can cause addiction. ...Read more

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Took 120mg codeine phostate by mistake will I be ok ?

Took 120mg codeine phostate by mistake will I be ok ?

A high single dose: But how well you do, may depend on if you take a medication like this long term and what dose or if you have only just started taking this. If you are really worried you should let your doctor know and they can guide you too. But if you are going to run into trouble you may notice sedation, drowsiness, nausea, itching, nausea/vomiting and other things too. This may prompt you to go to the ER. ...Read more

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Phenergan (Definition)

Promethazine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more