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Codeine Phosphate




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

Codeine phosphate is an analgesic indicated for the relief of mild to moderate pain.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

For Analgesia: Dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pain and the response of the patient.

Adults: 15 to 60 mg every 4 to 6 hours (usual adult dose, 30 mg).

Children: 1 Year of Age and Older - 0.5 mg/kg of b.d. weight or 15 mg/m2 of b.d. surface every 4 to 6 hours.

Soluble tablets codeine phosphate are administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly.

Solutions for injection should be prepared with sterile water and filtered through a 0.22 membrane filter.

Note: Do not use the solution if it is more than slightly discolored or contains a precipitate.

HOW SUPPLIED

No information provided.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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