Actavis Promethazine With Codeine Purple Cough Syrup
Actavis Promethazine Codeine is a cough suppressant providing relief from dry, irritating coughs. Its active ingredients are: promethazine hydrochloride (25 mg) and codeine phosphate (15 mg).
—There’s a reason as to why Actavis Promethazine Codeine is the most prescribed medication in America. It works. Actavis Promethazine Codeine is FDA approved and clinically shown to relieve your cough due to a dry or irritating throat, which helps you sleep better by suppressing your cough.
—Actavis Promethazine Code is a combination of promethazine and codeine.
—Actavis Promethazine Code is an antihistamine medication that’s used to treat allergy symptoms. It won’t make you drowsy, but it will help with the sneezing, itchy nose and runny nose, or all of the above. Actavis Promethazine Code will also help with a sore throat from allergies and give you relief from the headache that often comes when you have a cold.
—Actavis Promethazine Codeine is used to relieve congestion, coughing, and fever. This medication is a narcotic.
—Actavis Promethazine is a powerful cough suppressant, but with the benefit of being available without prescription. It’s perfect when you need relief from coughing, congestion and runny nose, but don’t want a prescription. It offers you strong symptom relief for as long as 12 hours.
—Actavis Promethazine with Codeine is a narcotic cough suppressant and antihistamine for relief of temporary, minor symptoms of the common cold,
—Promethazine with Codeine is indicated for relief of these symptoms and for the management of severe chronic pain that may require long-term treatment; as well as for the management of moderate to moderately severe pain.
—Actavis Promethazine is a combination of promethazine hydrochloride and codeine phosphate intended for the relief of a wide range of acute or chronic pain.
How to use Promethazine-Codeine
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking codeine/promethazine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually every 4 to 6 hours as needed with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) or as directed by your doctor. This medication can be taken with food if stomach upset occurs. Drink plenty of fluids when you use this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.
Do not increase your dose or use this product more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.
If you suddenly stop using this medication, you may have withdrawal symptoms (such as restlessness, watering eyes, runny nose, nausea, sweating, muscle aches). To help prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Withdrawal is more likely if you have used this medication for a long time (more than a few weeks) or in high doses. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have withdrawal.
Though it helps many people, this medication has a risk for abuse and may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
When used for an extended time, this medication may not work as well and may require different dosing. Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.