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Phenergan-Codeine

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

INDICATIONS

Codeine phosphate with promethazine HCl is indicated for the temporary relief of coughs and upper respiratory symptoms associated with allergy or the common cold.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The average effective dose is given in the following table (TABLE 1):

TABLE 1.

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon (1.25 to 2.5 ml) every 4 to 6 hours,
not to exceed 7.0 ml in 24 hours.
Adults 1 teaspoon (5 ml) every 4 to 6 hours,
not to exceed 30.0 ml in 24 hours.
Children 6 years to
under 12 years
1/2 to 1 teaspoon (2.5 to 5 ml) every 4 to 6 hours,
not to exceed 30.0 ml in 24 hours.
Children under 6 years
(weight: 18 kg or 40 lbs)
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon (1.25 to 2.5 ml) every 4 to 6 hours,
not to exceed 9.0 ml in 24 hours.
Children under 6 years
(weight: 16 kg or 35 lbs)
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon (1.25 to 2.5 ml) every 4 to 6 hours,
not to exceed 8.0 ml in 24 hours.
Children under 6 years
(weight: 14 kg or 30 lbs)
Children under 6 years
(weight: 12 kg or 25 lbs)
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon (1.25 to 2.5 ml) every 4 to 6 hours,
not to exceed 6.0 ml in 24 hours.

Codeine phosphate with promethazine HCl is not recommended for children under 2 years of age.

HOW SUPPLIED

Storage: Keep bottles tightly closed—store at room temperature, between 15-25°C (59-77°F).

Protect from light.

Dispense in light-resistant, glass, tight containers.

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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