Codeine

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Articles

Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

generic · Non-proprietary

Non-proprietary
generic
Tablets 15mg, 30mg, 60mg
A3 · Amber 3 · No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store in a dry place and protect from light.
11th May 2015

Lactation Safety Information

For acute diarrhoea

For acute diarrhoea
Kaolin, Loperamide
Reports of apnea in breastfed infants. Report of infant death where mother was ultrarapid metaboliser genotype which may lead to increased levels of metabolite, morphine.
European and UK regulatory bodies (EMA/MHRA) have contraindicated the use of codeine in breastfeeding mothers
11th July 2016

For cough

For cough
Pholcodine, Dextromethorphan
There is no evidence relating to the safety of codeine in breastfeeding when used for cough
Reports of apnea in breastfed infants. Report of infant death where mother was ultrarapid metaboliser genotype which may lead to increased levels of metabolite, morphine
European and UK regulatory bodies (EMA/MHRA) have contraindicated the use of codeine in breastfeeding mothers
4th June 2017

For pain

For pain
Dihydrocodeine/ Tramadol, , Ibuprofen/ Diclofenac
Reports of apnea in breastfed infants. Report of infant death where mother was an ultrarapid metaboliser genotype which may lead to increased levels of metabolite, morphine
European and UK regulatory bodies (EMA/MHRA) have contraindicated the use of codeine in breastfeeding mothers
24th April 2018