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What's the difference between promethazine and codeine syrup colors yellow and red?

What's the difference between promethazine and codeine syrup colors yellow and red?

Flavor: Promethazine (tradename: phenergan) and Codeine is available as a generic medication in different flavors that have different colors. If the name is promethazine/codein vc, then it also contains a decongestant, phenylephrine. ...Read more

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Are there are cough syrups without codeine?

Are there are cough syrups without codeine?

Yes: Dextramethorphan also seen on labels as "dm" is a common non-narcotic cough suppressant. It is marketed as delsym. Before using cough suppressant medications, check with your physician to assess the cause of the cough so it can be treated directly rather than just suppressing it. ...Read more

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I need a list of cough syrups that contain codeine?

I need a list of cough syrups that contain codeine?

Google: There are many. And they need prescriptions. Why would you ask? A lung doc is better than codeine. ...Read more

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What cough syrups contain codeine?

What cough syrups contain codeine?

Prescription only...: There are no over the counter cough syrups containing codeine. You need a prescription from a doctor for a cough med with Codeine in it. ...Read more

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What is actavis syrup with codeine used for?

What is actavis syrup with codeine used for?

Promethazine: with Codeine is what I believe you are referring to (also known as Phenergan with Codeine)-used as a cough syrup. Popular drug of abuse, too! ...Read more

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Will anything bad happen if i mixed codeine syrup and nyquil together?

Will anything bad happen if i mixed codeine syrup and nyquil together?

Potential badness: You are basically mixing alcohol with a narcotic (codeine). That is exactly how many a young hollywood star dies every year. Please be careful in mixing these medications. I would suggest strongly that you do not. As always, consult your pcp if you have any questions about what he/she has prescribed for you. ...Read more

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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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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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Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose. ...Read more

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