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What are the possible side effects of codeine and promethazine (Codeine Phosphate-Promethazine HCl, Promethazine HCl and Codeine Phosphate, Promethazine with Codeine)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck, tremor (uncontrolled shaking);
- shallow breathing, slow heartbeat;
- feeling like you might pass out;
- jaundice (yellowing of the skin or...
What are the precautions when taking codeine phosphate and promethazine hcl (Phenergan-Codeine)?
See also Warning section.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of its ingredients; or to narcotic pain relievers (e.g., morphine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: abdominal problems (e.g., chronic constipation, ileus, pancreatitis), adrenal gland problem (e.g., Addison's disease), blood/immune system problems (e.g., bone marrow depression), brain disorders (e.g., seizures, head injury, tumor, increased intracranial pressure), breathing problems (e.g., asthma, emphysema), diabetes,...
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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