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Codistar Syrup

Product Of Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition: Chlorpheniramine Maleate (4mg/5ml) + Codeine (10mg/5ml)


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Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Codistar Syrup


Codistar Syrup is a combination medicine used in the treatment of dry cough. It relieves allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, throat irritation, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Codistar Syrup is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, and sweating. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. Retain it out of reach of children. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Earlier taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.


Directions For Use:

Ordinary side effects of Codistar

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Pantingness
  • Sweating

Side Effects:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Warning & Precautions:

Codistar Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Codistar Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Codistar Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Huger doses or prolonged use of Codistar Syrup may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Codistar Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Codistar Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Codistar Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Codistar Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Employ of Codistar Syrup may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Codistar Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Codistar Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.


Q. Can the use of Codistar Syrup cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Affirmative, Codistar Syrup may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while you are taking this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Codistar Syrup?

Retain this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Codistar Syrup?

Earnest side effects with Codistar Syrup are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat.

Q. Will Codistar Syrup be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while taking this medicine, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Codistar Syrup?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Codistar Syrup. This medicine contains Chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine, which can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby.

Q. Can the use of Codistar Syrup cause constipation?

Affirmative, the use of Codistar Syrup can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or taking a short walk. Communicate to your doctor if constipation persists for a long time.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Codistar Syrup?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Codistar Syrup. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Codistar Syrup.


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