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Side effect(s) of Pholcodine

Read the side effects of Pholcodine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Skin: Rash

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, constipation

CNS: Drowsiness, dizziness, excitation, ataxia, confusion

Lungs: Respiratory depression can occur occasionally or after large doses

Others: Sputum retention; hypersensitivity reactions and anaphylaxis

Other Precautions : • Avoid taking with another cough and cold medicine
• Do not exceed the prescribed dose

Drug Name : Pholcodine

Pholcodine generic Pholcodine is prescribed as a cough suppressant (antitussive) and helps to suppress unproductive coughs. It also has mild sedative effects but little or no analgesic effects. The drug is used to relieve a dry cough that does not produce any mucus. Pholcodine acts primarily by causing depression of the cough reflex, partly by a direct effect on the cough center in the medulla. It is also known as homocodeine.
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