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    Codapane Forte Tablet

    Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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    What is Codapane Forte?

    Codapane Forte Tablet is used for Pain, Coughing and other conditions. Codapane Forte Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Codapane Forte Tablet contains Codeine Phosphate Hemihydrate as an active ingredient.
    Codapane Forte Tablet works by acting centrally on the medullary cough center.
    Alphapharm manufactures Codapane Forte Tablet.
    Detailed information related to Codapane Forte Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Codapane Forte Tablet Uses

    Codapane Forte Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1
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    Codapane Forte Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Codapane Forte Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Side-effects

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

    Codapane Forte Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Codapane Forte Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Drug Interactions

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Contraindications

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Codapane Forte Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Is Codapane Forte Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Can Codapane Forte Tablet be used for pain and coughing?
      Yes, pain and coughing are among the most common reported uses for Codapane Forte Tablet. Please do not use Codapane Forte Tablet for pain and coughing without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Codapane Forte Tablet.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Codapane Forte Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Codapane Forte Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Codapane Forte Tablet

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 2, 3, 4, 5

    Overdosage of Codapane Forte Tablet

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Codapane Forte Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 6, 7, 8

    Storage of Codapane Forte Tablet

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Codapane Forte Tablet.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Expired Codapane Forte Tablet

    • Taking a single dose of expired Codapane Forte Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 13, 14

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Packages and Strengths

    Codapane Forte Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
    Codapane Forte Tablet - Packages: 20 Tablet

    Codapane Forte Tablet - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies


    1. Pubchem codeinphosphat- - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
    3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
    6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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