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Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Generic Name: Dihydrocodeine
Product Name: Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Indication of Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Used for symptom relief in non-productive cough Not to be used in asthma, COPD or respiratory failure

Action of Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Acts by suppressing the cough center in the brain

Dose advice of Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Oral liquid (syrup) 1.9mg/mL, 100mL and 200mLAdult: 15-30mg 3-4 times dailyChild: 2-5 years: 3mg, 3-4 times daily >5 years: 7.5-15mg, 3-4 times daily Not to be used in children < 2yearsPregnancy: Safe to use. ADEC category ALactation: No data available but should be safe to use

Schedule of Rikodeine Oral Liquid

S3

Common side effects of Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Drowsiness Constipation Nausea Vomiting Drug Interactions: Alcohol- increased drowsiness; avoid combined use CNS depressants- increased respiratory depression; avoid concurrent use

Uncommon side effects of Rikodeine Oral Liquid

Respiratory depression (rare)

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 30 January, 2014


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